Benefits of Hugging

I’m a hugger. I hug my family, my friends, my patients…hell, I’ll hug you if I’ve just met you and I think you need or deserve one. Polite hugs last around 3 seconds but research has shown that there is a body and soul benefit if a hug lasts 20 seconds or more. The Love Hormone Oxytocin is a hormone that has wonderful benefits on the body. So the next time you are giving or receiving a 20 second plus … Continued