a tale of two hearts

the brain on love

I came across this article by Diane Ackerman in the NY times the other day and there was a line in there that made me think of how much a hug from you relaxs me...

“If you’re in a healthy relationship, holding your partner’s hand is enough to subdue your blood pressure, ease your response to stress, improve your health and soften physical pain. We alter one another’s physiology and neural functions.”