Cuddle Up Day - January 6
Sat, Jan 6, 2024

Cuddle Up Day

National Cuddle Up Day is a cozy and warm holiday in which everyone can participate. What could be better than a hug on a cold winter evening? If you’ve missed a date before, try not to do it today!


Did you know that hugging is not only pleasant, but also useful? Man has always been a social being, even in ancient times he did not exist alone, but formed tribes. Moreover, his life directly depended on interpersonal relationships. Now we also need touch, because it contributes to the production of the hormone of happiness – oxytocin. This element brings peace, happiness, a sense of protection to our brain… Hugs can be compared to effective group meditation.

Scientists have come to the conclusion: the absence of hugs is harmful to health. More than 70% of people do not like tactile sensations or are simply deprived of them. Because of this, a person can be tormented by prolonged depression and nervous breakdowns, self-esteem can also suffer. A baby in infancy should also receive a dose of hugs, otherwise there is a chance that he will often get sick.

National Day was created to guide people on the right path. Don’t give up on hugs and try to do pleasurable activities every day. We are sure you will appreciate the positive changes in the body!

Interesting facts

Did you know that hugs

  • should last at least 20 seconds, and for good health, a person needs to hug at least 4 times a day;
  • they will not be useful if they happen to an unpleasant person;
  • work with animals – get pets;
  • drown out pain;
  • reduce anxiety to a minimum;
  • provide good sleep – during rest, oxytocin is also produced.

How to celebrate

National Cuddle Up Day is the perfect day to get close and just hug! Do this as many times as possible. Share with others information about the holiday and tell positive moments.

When is Cuddle Up Day Celebrated in 2024?

Cuddle Up Day is dedicated to celebrating success. It has always been observed annually on January the 6th.


Weekday Month Day Year
Saturday January 6 2024
Monday January 6 2025
Tuesday January 6 2026
Wednesday January 6 2027

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