Hugs are good for you!


As I am a big fan of *HUGS*, I couldn’t resist to write about the benefits of hugging as I read about it! Not only it’s a good feeling but it’s been proven to have good effects on your health. How awesome! 😉 And I’m talking about the real, meaningful deep hug! Think of babies! They need nurturing and physical touch to grow and be healthy. Human touch is important but a lot of people lack of it as we grow older.

How not to feel loved, happy and in connection with the other person after a warm hug?!

So here are some good reasons (if you need any!) to hug someone you love today!

  • It reduces stress and tensions
  • It boosts your immune system
  • It lowers blood pressure
  • It creates a bond with the other person and brings people closer- as the two hearts touch each other
  • It can boost your oxytocin levels – the bounding hormone-which helps with loneliness & sadness
  • It brings Good Vibes, Happiness & Love!

Like Virginia Satir, a family therapist, said:

  • We need 4 hugs a day for survival.
  • We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance.
  • We need 12 hugs a day for growth.

Happy Hugging Day! 😉


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