How to do your heart a favour… give those you love a hug.
Here are seven reasons why hugging makes you healthier:
- Hugs make us feel good
- More hugs = lower blood pressure
- Hugs alleviate our fears
- Hugging can be good for our hearts
- Adults can benefit the most from hugging
- Hugs are a natural stress reliever
- Well-hugged babies are less stressed as adults.
Thanks to the HuffPost for this delightful list: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/03/27/health-benefits-of-huggin_n_5008616.html