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10 Finger Gratitude Exercise

10 finger gratitude exercise

Hear from Kate, a community stoma care nurse. From A Bigger Life What is the science of gratitude? The Science of Gratitude: Researchers from the University of California, studied the effects of gratitude on over 1,000 people. The participants in this research ranged from eight to eighty, and were split into two groups. One group was asked to keep a journal in which they were to write five ‘gifts’ that they were grateful for each day, while the other group […]

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Intimacy for older people

Hear from Kate, a community stoma care nurse. From A Bigger Life Your age or your ostomy don’t have to stop you from enjoying and fulfilling sexual intimacy. However, it is important to let your body recover after surgery and regain your strength. While you won’t be able to have intercourse in the 4-6 weeks after your surgery, there are many other ways to be intimate during this time. Hugging, kissing, holding hands, touching, cuddling are all ways of experiencing […]