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Stress : CALM Connection: Spontaneous Smooches = Spontaneous Stress Relief

Courtesy of Organic Connections

Whether it's a surprise kiss over breakfast or a big smooch when you walk through the door at the end of the day, grabbing kisses from your partner here and there can actually relieve stress.

According to a study of two thousand couples conducted by Laura Berman, PhD, of Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine, those who kiss only during lovemaking are eight times more likely to feel stressed and depressed compared to those who frequently kiss on the spur of the moment. Kissing is thought to relieve stress by releasing feel-good endorphins and creating a sense of connectedness.

So consider upping your kiss ante! While the research shows the kisses between romantic partners resulted in stress reduction, we bet doling out pecks to your kids or pets a bit more frequently would also feel pretty good. Maybe you even incorporate the European peck on each cheek in greeting friends -- mon Dieu!

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Calmful Living: From Stressed to Calm

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