Gifting Ideas For Hug Day
Love is all about loving your partner unconditionally without having any checklists to tick so when people are in true love they love and care for each other unconditionally with that love and care cannot be compared to anything which our parents shower upon us, but still, here also it’s not less if we love our partner truly. People should not judge their partner on the basis of their physical appearance, doesn’t matter if they put on some weight, even if they have any ex-partners they don’t compare their partners with them. They don’t misuse the statements with that of friendship terms also they never do anything which might hurt their partner, even if that partner might never come to know about that thing.
More than that they respect each other’s feelings and try to understand their partner’s concern if he/she tells that he/she is not comfortable with something which the other partner does or wants to do. They apologise even if they didn’t have any fault in the matter which created an argument. It shows that they love their partner more than their ego. They discuss each and everything that bothers them and always try to sort out things before sleeping in the night. They don’t just see their future together, they actually work for it. Basically, true love is all about loving someone selflessly, forever. There are so many people who say that they loved someone ‘truly’ but that person didn’t love them back. You got it right, we are talking about one-sided lovers who claim to love someone truly. And what we are going to tell applies also to those who are no more together because of not so genuine reasons.
The Idea Behind Hug Day
February is the time of the year when love is in the air with the month being the shortest month of the year, yet it happens to be called the Month of Romance and Love. People spend time with their partners and celebrate each day with their loved ones. A week before Valentine’s Day has a specific purpose. Each day represents a specific day were people enjoy giving gifts and go out on holidays. To some, hugging seems like second nature for some others it’s like they need some gentle coaxing before they'll give anyone a hug. Either way, hugging is a very positive action between two people and, because of that, it is no wonder National Hug Day was enacted. We all are familiar that Valentine’s Day is known as the Feast of Saint Valentine with several years later a week dedicated to the love month screams volumes of what the day represents. The day started in western countries where many orthodox communities celebrated the saint’s birthday but later it spread as the day of love and many other days that denoted a specific task were added to the celebration. Take a look at the itinerary of Valentine’s Week so that you can be well-prepared for your loved ones.
Origin Of Hug Day
National Hug Day was first celebrated in the year 1986 in the month of Jan 21st as National Hug Day, which is meant to help people understand the benefits of hugging, is not only celebrated in the United States but also in other countries such as Canada, Russia and China also
celebrate this as a yearly holiday.
Events in schools, nursing homes, hospitals and libraries have been held yearly ever since this holiday was founded. There are many ways to celebrate this holiday beyond giving your family members a hug in the morning before heading off to work or school. If you're a parent, you can create crafts with your kids focused on the holiday to bring to Senior Centers, to give to family members as gifts, or to share with their friends at school. You can also start your own specialized celebration groups through church, school, the library, or nursing homes.
A Hug Is All That You Need
However, spreading this kind of celebration out on a daily basis is very positive and beneficial to everyone as hugs have a way of communicating numerous emotions without the need to speak. For those who have difficulty expressing themselves verbally, a hug might be exactly what they need. For instance when you hug your relatives almost for as long as you desire because of the comfort level you share, while a platonic hug tends to be short and casual to avoid any sexual or romantic implications. Depending on the intention, hugs can be tricky to manoeuvre as there are various types of hugs, each with its own specifics and subtle cues.
Sustained form of touching, such as a long hug are smarter in many ways with the more physical contact a little one gets, the more the brain cells are stimulated, creating stronger, faster brain synapses and boosting IQ. So, hugging is important beyond that of an emotional standpoint. Research has proven this this national hug day is a means of expressing the importance of hugging throughout the year with gifts as even a good hug makes a nice gift which one can celebrate on this specific day.
The Medical Importance Of Hugs
In the medical field, it is proven that hugs can instantly boost the oxytocin levels, which heal the psychological feelings like loneliness, isolation, and anger. Holding a hug for an extended time lifts one's serotonin levels, elevating mood and creating happiness and they also strengthen the immune system. The gentle pressure on the sternum and the emotional charge this creates activates the Solar Plexus Chakra. This stimulates the thymus gland, which regulates and balances the body's production of white blood cells, which keep you healthy and disease free. Hugging boosts self-esteem as from the time we are born our family's touch shows us that we're loved and special. The associations of self-worth and tactile sensations from our early years are still imbedded in our nervous system as adults. The cuddles we received from our Mom and Dad while growing up remain imprinted at a cellular level, and hugs remind us at a somatic level of that. Hugs, therefore, connect us to our ability to self love. Hugging relaxes muscles. Hugs release tension in the body. Hugs can take away pain; they soothe aches by increasing circulation into the soft tissues.Hugs balance out the nervous system. The galvanic skin response of someone receiving and giving a hug shows a change in skin conductance. The effect in moisture and electricity in the skin suggests a more balanced state in the nervous system - parasympathetic.