National Hugging Day; George Orwell

Today is National Hugging Day (in the U.S.), created in 1986 by Kevin Zaborney.

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Did you know?

  • The English word “hug” originated from Old Norse “hugga,” meaning comfort.
  • Science discovers a hug over 20 seconds will increase oxytocin levels (the feel-good hormone) and reduce the blood pressure of the huggers.

That’s why hugging…

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