Tag Archives: feeling

Does Music Give Us Chills?

music sensation

When your playlist strikes all the right chords, your body can go on a physiological joyride. Your heart rate increases. Your pupils dilate. Your body temperature rises. Blood redirects to your legs. Your cerebellum—mission control for body movement—becomes more active. Your brain flushes with dopamine and a tingly chill whisks down your back. About 50 percent of people get chills …

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a newborn baby is accurate at locating the tickled part

babay feet tickling

Our new research has focused on the way babies experience touch, such as tickling. We’ve found that young infants of four months old, unlike older infants, are pretty accurate at locating where they’ve been tickled, even with their limbs crossed. In the womb there is a constant chain of tactile sensations occurring for the fetus to feel, but those touches …

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The Courage to Be Present


The Courage to Be Present   Inter-Connection: “Exchange” Goes Both Ways How we work with our own experience affects others.  When you’re feeling upset and in need of some company, who do you want to be with? Sometimes when I feel troubled, I choose to be with someone who can offer me wise counsel. Other times I pick someone who …

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They Like Me


They Like Me, They Really Like Me!!! To improve your ‘likeability quotient,’ give these theories a try! How often do we try to consciously increase how much others like us? Not for someone to develop a Peppermint Patty type crush on us or for vindication for mistreatment in grade school, but for social and professional growth. I am sure many …

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