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How to get more oxytocin

You probably know about Oxytocin and birth, but do you know how crucial is it for the rest of us? Taking a ride I was on the tube the other day watching an English sheepdog enjoying the ride. There was a sudden bang and the dog became anxious, the lady sitting next to the dog stroked it's head to reassure it, the dog calmed down. The lady began to smile, stroked some more, then the whole carriage started to smile, soften and breath a little deeper. That is the oxytocin effect. Cortisol addiction We seem to be addicted to cortisol in our lives; forward motion, busyness and activity are valued over stillness, quiet and being. This has a ...