1) Hugging Reduces Stress
Scientists say that giving another person support through touch can reduce the stress of the person being comforted. It can even reduce the stress of the person.
2) Hugging Boosts Your Immune System
The gentle pressure on the sternum and the emotional charge this creates activates the Solar Plexus Chakra.
3) Hugs increase your self-esteem
The cuddles we received from our Mom and Dad while growing up remain imprinted at a cellular level, and hugs remind us at a somatic level of that.
4) Hugging Is A Great Pain Reliever
It is said that the touch can reduce anxiety in people with low self-esteem. Touch can also keep people from isolating themselves when reminded of their mortality. Hugging is another form of touch that may help reduce pain.
5) Happiness, Happiness and Happiness
Oxytocin is a chemical in our bodies that scientists sometimes call the “cuddle hormone.” This is because its levels rise when we hug, touch, or sit close to someone else. Oxytocin is associated with happiness and less stress.