hold that hug
Hugging creates builds trust, creates connection and leads to strong friendship bonds.
By giving your bestie a big bear hug, you are saying, “I trust you” and “you can trust me.” After all, an embrace is basically sharing your personal space while you’re in someone else’s personal space. That kind of trust has physical and emotional benefits.
Feeling bummed out? Find your best buds and hug ‘em! Hugging boosts the hormone oxytocin, which increases your energy and happiness levels. Feeling more positive can get you through a tough situation. That energy can also help you stay productive during a long school day.
Hugging builds connection and strong social bonds. When you hug your friends, you create a safe place through a simple act of affection. This relieves stress and anxiety, creates connection, and strengthens your bond.
It’s comforting to have someone to hug when you need it most. And also nice to know that YOU have the power to make someone’s day with one simple action. Who knew that a hug was so valuable?