Wednesday, August 17, 2005

This came from the BBC yesterday. On the eastern edge of Manchester, in a windowless room at the back of a community housing office, a group of teenagers is learning how to give arm and hand massage. ..


I'm always interested in learning more about the effects of positive touch. Because there are so many benefits to massage, a more common solution to anti-social behavior would be to have the youths receive massage themselves. The program adopted by Gorton is brilliant because it goes further: It not only teaches the kids useful skills that will help them bond with others, it also gives them the power to benefit others with positive touch.


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