Sample activity for the Soothing Touch chapter.
the body and senses
Aim of the activity
The goal of the practice is to become aware of the calming effect that touch can have.
parents, adult educators
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This exercise helps to reflect on the physiological effects of touch, especially the calming effect it can have. Being aware of this can help us tap into touch as a way to self-regulate our emotions.
Irons, C., & Beaumont, E. (2017). The compassionate mind workbook: A step-by-step guide to developing your compassionate self. Robinson.