12th February

Hug Day

Hug day is the seventh day of the Valentine’s week which is celebrated every year on 13th of February especially by the youths as well as interested people of any age group. Earlier it was the western culture event however, started celebrating everywhere in all regions of the country.

How Hug Day is Celebrated

Hug Day is one of the most special days of the valentine week which is celebrated by the people of all age group by hugging each other. They hug their partner, friend, loved ones and etc very tightly to express their love and affection. Hug is a process of meeting each other very tightly in standing position. It has capability to relieve one from any problems and freshens the mind. If one person hugs another person, it makes him feel like he has been hugged by his loved ones.

Hugging has a lot of health benefits as well as it brings natural and feeling of being loved by someone. It may enhance the psychological and physical development of the person being hugged. It builds up and strengthens the immune system and decreases the risk of chronic heart diseases by decreasing the stress hormone, cortisol level, in blood. It has been proved that a hug of just 20 seconds brings a lot of happiness as well as enhances the level of oxytocin hormone. It prevents the persons hugging each other from the high blood pressure and high heart rate. It makes the person feels very relax and comfortable after getting hugged by anyone.

Valentine’s Week :

Rose Day (7th of February), Propose Day (8th of February), Chocolate Day (9th of February), Teddy Day (10th of February), Promise Day (11th of February), Hug Day (12th of February), Kiss Day (13th of February), Valentine’s Day (14th of February)