National Hugging Day

January 21st, 2010

the hugJanuary 21, 2010 is National Hugging Day! This is a special event created by Rev. Kevin Zaborney to encourage family, friends and even complete strangers to share a hug.

Zaborney hopes to get people all over the world hugging – and suggests that even those who are far apart on January 21 can still send hugs via email. To learn more about his mission and send a free e-card, visit his website.

So why should you want to hug someone on this or any other day? Aside from the fact that it gives you a nice feeling to connect with another person, there are several health benefits to a hug. Regular hugging is known to:

• Elevate moods
• Decrease blood pressure
• Relieve pain and depression through increased nerve activity
• Build emotional bonds between two people
• Help children develop faster

In short, they make you feel good and can improve your health!

National Hugging Day is a good time to hug everyone who is close to you – and to reach out to those whom you haven’t seen in a long time. PeopleFinders can help you find and reconnect with friends, family and anyone you’ve been missing. Search for people you’d like to see again using a name, phone number, address or most any other information you know, and get ready to hug someone you haven’t seen in years.

So what are you waiting for? Give someone you care about a hug today; and thank you for reading the PeopleFinders People Search blog.

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