Did you know that hugs:
Can instantly boost oxytocin levels, which heal feelings of loneliness, isolation, and anger.
Lift one's serotonin levels, elevating mood and creating happiness.
Strengthen the immune system. The gentle pressure on the sternum stimulates the thymus gland, which regulates and balances the body's production of white blood cells, which keep you healthy and disease free.
Relaxes muscles. Hugs release tension...