Having physical contact with someone can really boost your endorphins and provide comfort, support and express affection. Something as simple as hugging a friend or loved one, or holding someone’s hand can make you feel appreciated and valued. It can also help you express gratitude and warmth without having to talk or say what’s going on with you.
It’s important to find what works for you. If this doesn’t help, don’t worry. There are plenty of other ways to cope. See other ideas of things to try.