A wonderful event, guaranteed to fill you with a good mood, is celebrated on June 29. This is the Hug Holiday Day and a time to express affection through touch. Hugs increase the levels of pleasure hormones, which will definitely make a person happy.
Only humans and primates can and love to hug, getting positive emotions from this simple action. Hugs distinguish a person, despite the fact they are also affected by instinct.
A person needs to feel needed. Sincere, strong hugs are evidence of responsiveness and moral support.
- Hugs have a valuable therapeutic effect; they can calm people down and relieve anxiety and aggression.
- Frequent hugs have a positive effect on psychological health and even increase a person’s immunity.
- By hugging, people demonstrate social connections and inner freedom from fears and complexes.
Psychologists defined different hugs: intimate, friendly, and family.
How to take part
On this holiday, events are held on the streets of cities. A man might stand on the sidewalk with a sign and offer passersby a hug. It is 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. Show gratitude and appreciation for your time spent together and the close bond you share.
When is Hug Holiday Day celebrated in 2023?
Hug Holiday Day is observed on June 29 each year.