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  • The benefits of hugging in relationships
    The benefits of hugging in your relationship
    There are many aspects to a relationship - dating, kissing, spending time together, having sex, and many others. But hugging is probably one you don't think about too often. Do you have scheduled hug time with your partner? Do you hug every...
  • Barack Obama hugs his wife
    Reasons people hug and the number of hugs you need each day to stay healthy
    A hug is universal in which two people put their arms around the neck, back, or waist of one another and hold each other closely. If more than two persons are involved, this is informally referred to as a group hug.Unlike other types of physical...
  • Today is Hugging Day!
    Today is Hugging Day!
    I just discovered that today is "Hugging Day." I also remembered that in my book, The Last Adventure of Life, I have a quote on hugging that's memorable. So here it is:REMEMBER THE POWER OF TOUCH THROUGH HUGGING!One of our hospice...
  • January is National Hugging Day
    No one should go without a hug today: January 21 is National Hugging Day
    No one should go without a hug today. Jan. 21 is National Hugging Day!A hug is a universal form of physical intimacy, in which two people put their arms around the neck, back, or waist of one another and hold each other closely.There are several...
  • holidays
    Today is…
    Every day is special and every day has special things to celebrate. Here are some of the designated things to celebrate today because today is:Global Hug Your Kids Day encourages every mother and father around the world to hug their children every...
  • Amma
    "Hugging Saint" visits Toronto
    Have you had your hug today?World renowned humanitarian and spiritual leader, Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, visited the DoubleTree by Hilton near Pearson International Airport.in Toronto, Canada, Thursday, July 19, 2012 to make sure of just that...
  • The healing power of touch
    The healing power of touch
    The deacon at my church, Edward Cho, gave a very thought-provoking sermon this morning pertaining to our Gospel reading, Mark 5:21 – 43.http://gospelreadings.blogspot.com/2012/06/july-1-2012-thirteenth-sunday-in.html For anyone not familiar,...
  • Hug An Atheist Day
    ‘Hug An Atheist Day’ celebrates fourth anniversary
    Atheists are the most distrusted segment concerning religion in America. That can really hurt the self-esteem, so an atheist started “Hug an Atheist Day” on Facebook. Friday, June 1st marks the fourth anniversary of the event.According...
  • Presdent hugs Gabby Giffords at State of Union Address
    Hug seen around the world: President Obama gives Gabrielle Giffords a big hug
    Even before President Obama started his State of the Union address, he had already spoken volume.As President Barack Obama made his way through the crowd of lawmakers in the House gallery for the State of the Union address Tuesday, January 24,he...
  • Cuddle Party
    Give me a hug
    Everyone loves hugs. Or rather, many of us enjoy giving hugs and we like to be embraced. Others, struggle with touch or even go out of their way to avoid it. Regardless, touch is important in early infant and childhood development. Touch brings us...
  • Holy Hugs in Church
    Lessons about the 'holy hug'
    You might be surprised to discover that there is no such thing in the Bible as a "holy hug." Paul does mention at the end of many of his letters to "greet one another with a holy kiss." That was the custom of Paul's day;...
  • Tulips, candy, pretzels and hugs
    Tulips, candy, pretzels and hugs
    What a beautiful time of year! It's impossible to walk down Pearl Street in Boulder and not feel the romance. On Saturday, despite the chilly weather, the tulips were "awakened" by the tulip fairy as the children, with wings on their...
  • Love Daily
    Love Daily: A hug, a loving touch, 12.17.10
    There are often stories about the value of human touch. During these tough financial times, which seem to keep dragging on, instead of wringing our hands, perhaps we should be reaching out and hugging.When the financial world looked as if it was...