Holding Hands. With Strangers… Is that really strange?

Holding Hands. With Strangers… Is that really strange?

The word “stranger” has been on my mind lately. It keeps finding me everywhere! It might have something to do with that show on Netflix I have been binge watching… But then, also this past week, I was lucky to attend a talk by author and researcher Brené Brown. She...
Our Kind of Nightclub (A Blog from Louis)

Our Kind of Nightclub (A Blog from Louis)

I’m Louis, Client Coordinator for Cuddle Sanctuary. Ever since I first discovered Cuddle Sanctuary back in early 2015, it has been a staple of my wellness practice. More importantly, however, it is an important part of my social calendar. Recently, it struck me that...
How Do I Know If I Have Consent?

How Do I Know If I Have Consent?

If you’ve been on social media over the past week, you may have noticed your feed being flooded with #metoo and #Iwashim posts. It’s been a heavy week for many. Some of us have been reliving past traumas. Others of us are grappling with the fact we’ve been...
3 Ways to Get Better at Saying “No”

3 Ways to Get Better at Saying “No”

Hi, I’m Fei, and I’m a recovering Yes-a-holic. For most of my life, “No” has been a dirty word. I’ve always been a people pleaser. Not only did I grow up in a collectivist culture, there’s something about playing a part in another person’s happiness that helps me feel...
What is “Oxytocin Drop”?

What is “Oxytocin Drop”?

It happened enough times that I came to expect it. I would attend a cuddle event and get very blissed out. Then at some point the next day, I’d feel sad. When this happened to me, it sucked, but I didn’t question it. As Cuddle Sanctuary has grown and the...