Could a hug a day keep the doctor away? Yes! In addition to helping you feel close and connected to people, hugs can bring a host of health benefits to your body and mind.
- Boost your immune system
- Lessen stress
- Higher pain tolerance
- Lessen depression and anxiety
- Good for your heart...literally
So whether it's a simple squeeze or a big bear hug, there are plenty of reasons why we should embrace, well, embracing someone.