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Should Hugging be Part of Your Corporate Culture?

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 11.23.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

It seems to be a correlation between hugs and a successful career, a correlation that for many people is obvious. We know that hugs increase oxytocin, lower blood pressure, and decrease cortisol.

Robin Williams Hugged Me Today

Rhonda Britten | Posted 10.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Rhonda Britten

The world is tough enough. The world is hard enough. Hug the people you love today. Hug the people you work with today. Just hug one another. Let's take care of one another. It may be the thing that saves us.

Preventing Ebola and More Common Infections: Tips For You On Contact and Hygiene

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 10.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Social gestures are important to feel welcome, express trust, show gratitude, and conclude visits with a hopeful tone. Find the best way between you and your doctor to have these feelings, but do not increase your risk of infection in the process.

This Cute Kitty Gives The Best Bear Hug You've Ever Seen

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 05.12.2014 | Good News

Not even cats are immune to the appeal of a good old-fashioned hug. Watch this sweet kitty, Franzie, embrace his person in an adorable display of ...

6 Reasons to Hug the Person Next to You

Jen Glantz | Posted 06.29.2014 | Women
Jen Glantz

I didn't know I was so bad until a coworker pulled me aside one day and gave me quite the intervention. "When you hug, Jen," he said, "You look you're in pain. Like a jellyfish is stinging you. Or someone is doing the Electric Slide on top of your toes."

11 Things That Are Better Than An Orgasm

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 02.20.2014 | Women
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

The next time you're feeling the pressure to have an orgasm, or have more orgasms, or have a certain type of orgasm... remember that life offers you many forms of bliss.

Buddha Doodle -- 'Hug'

Molly Hahn | Posted 11.24.2012 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Hugging It Out: World Hug Record Broken In London

ITN Productions | Andy Campbell | Posted 01.23.2012 | Weird News

Four couples in London spent more than 24 hours hugging it out last week, effectively - and lovingly - seizing the Guinness World Record for longest m...

Swine Flu May Upset Affectionate Greetings

nytimes.com | SEWELL CHAN | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

When it comes to avoiding the transmission of swine flu - without awkwardness or rudeness - perhaps the Samoans are best prepared. "In Samoa, people ...

Is Hugging Bad for Teens?

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Schwartzberg

A compromise: Can't these non-romantic hugs just be called "civil embraces"?