Cuddling for better living


Cuddle or hug is not just a physical connection but an emotional and spiritual connection and in the mean time you are conveying the message or giving a sense to your partner or friend that they are important to you.  In this delicate moment, you are not just opening yourself to receive love but you are giving love as well.  You can say cuddle is a magical expression of love and it benefits both giver and receiver and it is now scientifically proven that it has enormous benefits for our life, such as:

  1. Releases oxytocin: Cuddling is one of the things that make you feel secure and happy in the pair of hands of your loved one and you experience the hormone known as Oxytocin that does everything from making you feel good to helping you feel connected to others.
  1. Boosts immune system: Love lets you feel you are invincible, you feel a feel-good hormone called Oxytocin that makes you feel secured as like nothing can hurt you. Actually this hormone helps fighting infection. So, it boosts your immune system so you feel too good and healthy to get sick. The power of positive thinking—and feeling loved and secure—actually works!
  1. Pain relievers: Suppose you hurt your neck, what do you do? Rub it, right? This simple touch releases enough oxytocin that make you feel better so image what can happen when you cuddle in the arms of your cuddling doll.
  1. Deepen your relationships: The communication of touch is important in relationships, suppose your life is taking a negative toll and if you get a touch or a cuddle with your partner or a loved one for even ten minutes a day, it can change your negative emotion into a positive one.
  1. Triggers for sex: Dopamine releases even by the non-erotic touch, which is a hormone that increases sexual desire. Regular sex strengthens your relationship and sex is a good stress reliever that can make your life more romantic and happy.
  1. Make strong bond: Cuddling not only makes your relationship good with your loved one but it also makes a strong bond with your infant baby. As Oxytocin helps to relax the mother and as its result breastfeeding becomes easier. It also supports sleep to some mothers who face difficulty in sleeping with a newborn in the house.
  1. Reduce social anxiety: Oxytocin arouses positive thinking. It helps you have an optimistic outlook on the world. Which means when you get a hug right as you arrive at the party where you only know one person, you’re going to feel happier and more social going in. You’ll feel like you can charm everyone at the party. And with oxytocin coursing through your system, you will!
  1. Reduces stress: Oxytocin is an amazing natural hormone that benefits the human body. It releases positive feelings that remove stress. You feel more connected, your confidence increases and as your immune system is stronger, you have nothing to worry about.
  1. Lowers your risk of heart disease: As oxytocin benefits in reducing stress, anxiety, so it means it keeps your blood pressure lower that results in lower risk of heart disease.
  1. Warm bath: Oxytocin hormone can be released not just by cuddling with any other person but also it can be released by a warm bath or by a massage. You can even get by any kind of warm touch and you will feel good.
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