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Japan Hug Day

Japan Hug Day is held on August 9. This event in the first decade of the month August is annual. Help us Help us 
9 August - Japan Hug Day
Hugging often creates a feeling of calmness and relaxation. They Relieve Stress and Pain. They Strengthen Our Immune System.
We hug others when we’re excited, happy, sad, or trying to comfort. Hugging, it seems, is universally comforting. It makes us feel good. And it turns out that hugging is proven to make us healthier and happier.
Researchers found that the parts of each woman’s brain associated with stress showed reduced activity while those parts associated with the rewards of maternal behavior showed more activity. When we hug someone to comfort them, these parts of our brain may show a similar response.

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