1) GET A LOT OF LOVE AND PAMPERING.
2) ACCEPT AND RECEIVE LOVE.
3) GIVE A LOT OF LOVE
Pain relief and a stronger immune system
Just showing your care and concern for people grieving can provide health benefits.
The Institute for the Advancement of Health conducted two surveys involving a total of 1746 people who did volunteer work. Results showed that just helping out in the community offered relief from pain related to stress-sensitive conditions like multiple sclerosis, and headaches, and lupus. Researchers suggested effects were due to relaxation and endorphin release.
The Institute for Research on Unlimited Love, based in Cleveland, Ohio, studies the benefits of altruism. Esther M. Sternberg, who worked with the institute, suggests acts of selfless love can increase immunity by decreasing stress. When under stress, the body releases the hormone cortisol, which can suppress the immune system.
A study conducted by doctors at the University of North Carolina, published in the July/August, 2005 issue of Psychosomatic Medicine, discovered that hugging has measurable benefits for the heart.
Researchers asked 38 couples to sit close to one another, talk, and then hug. Afterwards, women showed somewhat lower levels of cortisol and lower blood pressure, while both men and women had increased levels of oxytocin, the bonding Health
Results from just one cuddle were minor, but frequent snuggling can have a real impact. One of the study’s leaders, Kathleen Light, Ph.D, noted that in women with the highest levels of oxytocin, systolic blood pressure
Love can be a very effective way of reducing stress levels. When shown love, the adrenaline glands produce dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) hormone that acts as a stress buster. True empathy, compassion and Love relieves tension, reduces negative energy and produces a sense of well being. Furthermore, the support of someone who loves you can help you cope better when you are facing a stressor.
Promotes mental health:
The calming effect of dehydroepiandrosterone over the mind and body raises the growth of nerves. It is also helpful in restoring the growth of nerves which results in an improved memory recall.