Arceneaux, who holds a Master of Arts degree, currently focuses on the topics of health and wellness, lifestyle, family and pets.
Valentine’s Day shouldn’t be the only day you celebrate your love.
The best way to connect with those you love is by being present -- over and over and over again -- says wellness counselor Anne Parker.
Research published in the International Journal of Aging and Human Development collected data from 100 couples who had been married 45 years or more to determine what factors might be involved in a stable and satisfying marriage.
One of the four variables these couples identified as being most important to their marriage was a sense of humor.
“Caring touch in all of its forms releases beneficial biochemicals in our bodies, including oxytocin.” In the brain, oxytocin acts to lessen stress responses, including anxiety, and regulates social behaviors, such as maternal care, trust, pair bonding and sexual behavior. “Oxytocin helps us feel connected and bonded to those we love.
A little caring touch goes a long way.”Read more: 9 Foods to Fire Up Your Love Life “Sharing fun and laughter is absolutely critical to keeping relationships alive,” says wellness counselor Anne Parker.