9 Reasons Why Hugs Are The Best Things Ever

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It’s proven by science and there’s just no questioning it anymore. Hugs are the absolute best thing in the world and that’s undisputable. It’s a form of healing really. There are just so many ways that hugs can serve therapeutic purposes. The research proves it and so there’s just no denying it. Never underestimate the power of a hug. It has the capacity to bring you and your partner closer together in ways that you could never imagine. Don’t believe it? Well, read on until the end of this article, and you’ll be sure to be singing a different tune in the end.

Here are a few reasons why hugs really are the best things ever.

1. Hugs build trust and security in a relationship.

Safety, consistency, stability, trust, and security are all very important aspects of any relationship. Hugs have the power to help build all of those things and more. Couples or even friends have the power to strengthen their relationships by hugging often. Whenever you hug another person, you are automatically letting each other know that you can feel safe in one another’s arms. 

2. Hugs keep you warm.

This is probably one of the simplest reasons as to why hugs are the absolute best. Hugs can keep people warm even during the coldest of times (both literally and figuratively). Literally speaking whenever people are caught in freezing situations, hugs are able to generate enough body heat to make these difficult situations a lot more bearable. Figuratively speaking, hugs also have the power to help guide people through the darkest and coldest places of their minds.

3. Hugs have the power to appease anger, loneliness, and anxiety.

Is your partner feeling angry? Go ahead and give your friend a hug. Is your mom feeling a little lonely? Go ahead and give her a hug. Is your friend feeling anxious about an upcoming test? Go ahead and give your friend a hug. While it is true that hugs don’t necessarily eliminate the causes or triggers of these stressful feelings, they do have the power to make feel people feel better. 

4. Hugs improve a person’s serotonin levels, thereby generating more happiness.

This is the science talking. A human body’s serotonin levels are directly correlated to a person’s happiness levels. Studies have shown that hugs have the power to increase a body’s serotonin levels which then result in increased happiness levels. So if you ever find yourself lacking in happiness, then go ahead and find someone to hug. You will feel better instantly. - Continue reading on the next page