2021
Hugging Day 21 January

Hugging Day 21 January

Today is National hugging day. Who knew that during Hugging Day 21 January 2021 hat we wouldn’t be able to hug our loved ones? Can you think of anything better right now than hugging your loved ones?

Hugging Day 21 January

I’m not much of a hugger at the best of times to start with but there’s just something about being told you can’t do something that you want to do even more. There are many different perks to giving someone a good cuddle.

hugging day 21 january

Facts About Hugs:

Hugging will increase your mood.
Giving someone a good hug will increase serotonin and that will increase your self-esteem and improves your mood. If your serotonin levels are low, you’re more likely to feel depressed and lonely.

It boosts the immune system.
Hugging stimulates the Thymus gland which is responsible for releasing white blood cells properly. white blood cells are responsible for fighting against infection.

Hugging increases empathy and understanding.
It allows you to take on the stresses of the person who you’re hugging and you’re able to experience their perspective.

Giving someone a hug will reduce your heart rate and blood pressure.

Autistic people generally hate giving hugs or being hugged.

A deep hug can end the biggest fights with the most ease.

Hugging can reduce social anxiety.
Oxytocin is released when you hug and that encourages overthinking. If you hug a person before going to a party, you’re more than likely going to feel much more positive going in.

Are you looking forwards to being able to hug someone again without the worry of spreading disease?

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