Hugging

The act of hugging triggers the release of oxytocin, often called the love or cuddle hormones. Oxytocin promotes social bonding, reduces stress, and contributes to emotional well-being, fostering a sense of connection and trust among individuals. What if mandatory hugs replaced handshakes even with strangers?

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Hugging releases oxytocin
What if mandatory hugs replaced handshakes even with strangers?
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