How Often Should You Hug?

Hugging is best practiced often and fully. After all, who doesn't love the warm embrace of a friend or loved one? But not all of us feel the same. Do you know how often you should hug? Take these 10 questions and find out if you're hugging enough!

Question 1/10
When do you feel you most need a hug?
In the morning
In the afternoon
In the evening
Any time of day

Question 2/10
How are you feeling right now?

Question 3/10
Which word best describes you on a typical day?

Question 4/10
What's your go to activity on a Friday night?
Staying in and watching a movie
Going to the bar/club
Quality time with a friend or loved one
Dinner with friends
A long relaxing bath

Question 5/10
What do you most like to do while on vacation?
Absolutely nothing
Explore the local culture
Go shopping
Check out museums
Eat until my stomach is happy

Question 6/10
You feel best when you spend your time.....
Spending time with friends/family
Self grooming
In nature

Question 7/10
You always wish you had more time to.....
Be alone
Hang out with friends
Finish tasks

Question 8/10
You always feel drawn to the color __________.

Question 9/10
When do you feel warm and fuzzy inside?
When I'm with someone I love
Cuddling my pet
Watching a sunset
Accomplishing a task

Question 10/10
What do you believe is most important in life?
Spending time with friends and family
Taking chances
Meeting new people
Having a good career
You should hug eight times a day! Research suggests that being hugged eight or more times a day can improve mood and ward off depression. It can also lead to increases in optimism and gratitude. Show your love and hug often! It could be the difference between a good day and an ordinary day!

Eight Times A Day
You should hug five times a day! Hugging can increase closeness between you and your loved ones. It can also decrease stress and creative positive energy. We think that you need to give at least five hugs a day in order to feel close and connected to those around you. Hug often and you'll always have a good day!

Five Times A Day
You should hug once a day! You're not much of a hugger. You'd much prefer to just tell people how you feel or make a nice gesture. We get it, hugs aren't for everyone. But everyone needs a little physical closeness and affection sometimes! Give at least one hug a day and you'll see your mood lift instantly!

Once A Day
You should hug every other day! Like many people, hugging just isn't your thing. While you enjoy a warm embrace when needing comfort, it's not something you crave on the regular. Try hugging at least every other day. You'll see your relationships improve and your mood lift. Hugging guarantees happiness amongst all friends!

Every Other Day
You should hug once a week! You're a lone wolf who isn't into physical affection. When you hug, it's typically light, fast and includes an awkward pat on the back. Even though hugging isn't really you're thing, try reaching out and giving a warm embrace at least once a week. It could just improve your mood!

Once A Week