Guest Blogger Month III: Post #7

Before I introduce today’s amazing Guest Blogger, I just want to take this time to thank you for your support. Not just for this Yankee Doodle Paddy blog but specifically for the Month of Love series, now in its third year (click here and here for links to the last two years). But most importantly I want to thank YOU for being a huge source of love and encouragement to these awesome people who have the courage to open up and share their hearts with all of us! Trust me, it is harder than it looks! My lovely friend Kelly, from my soul home of Ireland, is well acquainted with sharing her heart, cuz like me she wears her heart on her sleeve! But to be honest with you, that actually makes it more courageous to split open the soul to enlighten others. Continue reading

Guest Blogger Month: Post #7

LOVE, our topic during Guest Blogger Month here on Yankee Doodle Paddy, is thought to be expressed through five different languages:  Gift giving, words of affirmation, acts of service, quality time, and physical touch. Today’s author, Eleanor, shares her love story which is a great representation of the physical touch aspect.  In a warm and personal piece, we get insight into why a simple hug is so complex in its benefits. Continue reading