Hug Day 2022: Benefits of Hugging:- Hug is a way of expressing your emotions or communication about love, care, happiness, trust and sorrow. Hug Day is a part of the Valentine's week celebrations and it is celebrated on February 12th every year. People exchange hugs on this day to show their love and affection. Rose Day (February 7), Propose Day (February 8), Chocolate Day (February 9), Teddy Day (February 10), Promise Day (February 11), and Kiss Day (February 13) are the other celebrations in the Valentine's week. Hugging will bring trust and comfort. This also improves the bonds and increase the happiness among each other. Handshakes and hugs are casual and they prevent stress and anxiety. Here are some of the benefits of hugging:
Scientific studies told that there are several advantages for hugging. They reduces the levels of cortisol and relaxes the muscles. Hugging decreases the level of cortisol which is the stress hormone and it helps in a good sleep. It also increases the level of oxytocin in the brain that makes you active, happy and calm. It also brings an easy connectivity with the other person. It communicates that we are safe, loved. It reduces tension in the body and will battle pain, improves the blood circulation. Hugging also increases natural killer cells levels, lymphocytes and keeps the immune system very strong.