Kisses and Hugs!!
Do you know that their are actual health benefits to kissing and hugging? Now, I’m not talking about just intimate situations. I’m talking about friends and family too.
Here are some benefits of kissing according to cnn.com
Helps to reduce blood pressure
Zaps cramps and headaches
Amps up your happy hormones
Boosts self esteem
Kissing actually exchanges less germs than a hand shake
Benefits of hugging…a good solid 20+ second hug according to mindbodygreen.com
Builds trust and safety
Boost oxytocin levels, which heal feelings of loneliness, isolation and anger
Lifts seotonin levels, elevating mood and creating happiness
Strengthen the immune system
Releases tension in the body
Teaches us how to give and to receive
Having people that want to hold you and exchange this kind of energy with you can be a tremendous blessing in your day and your life. Obviously, only when it makes us comfortable and is part of a safe and healthy relationship.
I hope that you have someone to give a kiss and a hug to today 😊 Happy Sunday!!