Have you hugged someone recently? Hugs can communicate a number of things: A hug is a great way to let someone you care about them; It can be a way to comfort someone who has experienced loss; or it can be a way to say "hello" to a friend.
Whatever the situation, giving a hug is a simple act thatвЂ™s sure to brighten someoneвЂ™s day! Plus, research shows that hugs release dopamine, lower blood pressure and heart rate. Who doesn't want to be relaxed and happy?
There are many benefits to giving someone a hug! In addition to lowing your blood pressure and heart rate, hugging can:
Want to make a difference in the lives of strangers? Check out the Free Hugs Campaign to see how you could get involved with an international free hug movement!
If youвЂ™re not comfortable with hugging strangers, just make an effort to hug your family and friends more. When you see a relative or friend, greet him or her with a hug.