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Human Connection
– Why is it important for your creative practice?


“Your connections to all the things around you define who you are.”

Aaron D. O’Connell, Quantum Physicist, University of California

Why are connections important?
Humans thrive on being together and connected, it’s something that we all take for granted. As a result of the Covid-19 virus emergency, every day I see examples of disconnected people. People craving hugs, hooking up for online conversations or talking to strangers. It’s been clearer than ever that we need to connect to stay sane.

A conversation that I have seen people having on social media is about the science behind hugs. So, I thought I’d better look it up and I found is that there is proof that hugs do boost our happiness. A good hug is the fastest way for you to get oxytocin flowing in your body. Oxytocin, calms your nervous system and boosts positive emotions.

Read the full article here: https://happyologist.co.uk/fun/the-shocking-truth-behind-hugs/

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