Why kissing is good for you…

Everyone loves a kiss, don’t they? When someone leans over and plants a big kiss on us, don’t we just smile inside?

Everyone loves a kiss, don’t they? When someone leans over and plants a big smacker on us, don’t we just smile inside? We somehow feel a glow – unless of course we don’t really like that person…

What’s with all the kissing?  Kissing is big news. It’s good for us. It extends our health, makes us happier, promotes all sorts of amazing chemicals to go flooding through our body, and makes us smile. All round, it’s a very fine thing that perhaps we should be doing more of day by day.

Top 10 Facts on Kissing

Susie's latest book: The Art of Creativity

7 Powerful Habits to Unlock Your Full Potential is available for order now from this site

Find out more
  1. Kissing helps people relax and significantly reduces the effects of stress.
  2. On average, people spend 20,000 hours (two weeks) of life kissing.
  3. Kissing uses 29 facial muscles – it’s a very effective exercise to reduce wrinkles.
  4. 66 percent of people close their eyes while kissing. The rest take pleasure in watching the emotions in the face of their partner.
  5. A quick kiss burns three calories, an energetic kiss more than 10 calories.
  6. Lips are 200 times more sensitive than fingers.
  7. People who kiss their partners goodbye before going to work live longer than those who shut the door.
  8. Eskimos do it this way: they rub noses together. Their lips open up once their noses meet. Then they take a deep breath and send air out while holding lips closed. After this, they notice the smell and scent of one other, followed up by pressing noses against each other’s cheeks for a freezing minute or two.
  9. Kissing in public is a no-go in Japan, Taiwan, China and Korea.
  10. When kissing, the body produces a substance that is 200 times more powerful than morphine, releasing a powerful narcotic effect on the body.

The Bottom Line

Kissing can create powerful feelings of euphoria and bliss – woo hoo! So, forget about the rush and the getting some place today. Instead, take a deep breath, smell your friend’s scent and rub noses – if you’re an Eskimo. Or, if you’re not an Eskimo, just reach over and give that person you love a great big gorgeous narcotic-inducing kiss.

Blog

  • How to avoid the blues on Blue Monday

    We have had rough ride lately and its time to get strong and avoid the January blues. Here are some tips on how to stay positive and happy.

  • Falling in love with the magical island of Ibiza

    I travelled extensively in my job with MTV over the years and ended up flying all over the world and visited many places. I lived in various cities and had a taste of many beautiful countries and cultures and came across many interesting strangers.

  • The power of frequency and vibration in our life

    Energy is everywhere. Everything is made up of energy including thoughts and emotions. This post gives a clear idea of the frequency you emit when you run different emotions through your body. My life changed when I found out about this.

  • How to live healthier and longer

    7 tips to live a longer, healthier and more vitalised life.

  • 7 types of rest that everyone needs

    Taken from How to be a better human TED talk series. A post on the type of rest we all need and how to identify what we need to add in to maximise our self care.

  • BBC News: why New Year resolutions are important

    BBC World news. Interview with Susie about how to make New Year resolutions and set intentions.

  • HOW TO SET POWERFUL INTENTIONS for 22

    Here are my tips for setting goals for the new year ahead. If you do this, life will get better and happier.

  • 10 New Year’s Resolutions For A Better Life…

    Susie shares her best tips for setting new year resolutions and how to stick with them.

  • How to manage the change of year. Get ready for a good 22 year. New energy, fresh start

    Steps to make a change in the new year head and take control of your life.

  • How to make new year resolutions – everything you need to know

    How to make powerful new year resolutions that will make a difference and how to make them stick.