What to Know About Hugs, Chronic Illness and Mental Health

On my professional blog I wrote about how hugs can benefit mental health, and basically, why we can always use more hugs. (If you don’t like being hugged, self-hugs also totally count, as do cuddles with pets). There are a lot of physical health benefits I outline in the post as well, including decrease in blood pressure, improved heart health and decreased pain.

Check out the post here.

I’m just on vacation right, but I promise I’ll be back with some new posts soon! Until then, keep making the most of it!