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Why You Should Never Underestimate the Value of a Hug

You never know what you'll overhear in the gym locker room, but I'll never forget this recent conversation. The two women stood on the opposite side of the lockers, beyond my field of vision, but the …

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How to Feel a Natural Rush of Oxytocin (the ‘Love Hormone’)

Sometimes the simplest way to drop the baditude and bring on the happiness can come through an everyday action. Certain actions activate oxytocin, aka the love hormone, which is known to induce feelin…

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7 Powerful Reasons We Should Hug More

A hug is the perfect gift- one size fits all and nobody minds if you exchange it. ― Irvin Ball There was a time when hugs were given freely, but we seem to live in an increasingly hands-of…

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Mom Cat Hugs Kitten (Adorable Video!)

This is the cutest video we've seen in a long time. Kitten seems to be having a bad dream, but one comforting squeeze from Mom is all it takes to calm her. So cute! Related: Cat Hugs Teddy Bea…

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Cat Hugs Teddy Bear (video)

Watch as Meesha the cat gives an adorably heart-melting hug to his teddy bear friend. Related: Cat and Bunny Cuddle (video) Kitten Massage Therapy (video) Cat in a Tiny Box (video) Love Ani…

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