Research shows that great hugs take six seconds for the participants to experience the full benefits. It has been said that hugs are the cure-all for our ills. It has been my experience that most people don't really hug any more. But I urge you to hug someone today. Hug with your whole being and your whole heart. It does a body good. And a spirit too...
"Everybody needs a hug. It boosts your metabolism." ~Leo Buscaglia
"You can't wrap love in a box. But you can wrap a person in a hug." ~unknown
"A hug is a handshake from the heart." ~unknown
"That's what people do who love you... They put their arms around you and love you even when you're not lovable." ~Deb Caletti
"Men greet each other with a sock in the arm. Women greet each other with a hug, and the hug wears better in the long run." ~Edward Hoagland