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A wonderful event, guaranteed to charge you with a good mood, is celebrated on June 29, this is a Hug Holiday Day and a time to express affection through touch. Hugs increase the level of pleasure hormones, which will definitely make a person happy.

The History

The only humans and primates of the representatives of the animal kingdom can and love to hug, getting positive emotions from this simple action. Hugs distinguish a person, despite the fact that he is also affected by instincts.

Interesting Facts

A person needs to feel importance. Sincere, strong hugs are evidence of responsiveness and moral help.

  1. Hugs have a valuable therapeutic effect; they are able to calm people down and relieve anxiety and aggression.
  2. Frequent hugs have a positive effect on psychological health and even increase a person’s immunity.
  3. By hugging, people demonstrate social connections and, at the same time, inner freedom from fears and complexes.

Psychologists share different types of hugs: intimate, friendly, family.

How to celebrate

On the holiday, actions are held on the streets of cities. A man stands on the sidewalk with a sign and offers passersby a hug. It’s cute and joyful. It raises the mood and shows that in a world where danger and vices reign, there is a place for the simple manifestation of tender feelings and support, even from strangers. Feel free to support the public action. Let it become a good tradition! Do not forget to hug your loved ones and give them warmth through touch. Gratitude and appreciation for the time spent together and the close bond.

When is Hug Holiday Day celebrated in 2022?

Hug Holiday Day is observed on June 29 each year.