Get close & make contact for better bonding – it might even make you happier.
Some physical contact may be the key to a happier you.
Close contact, like a hug, can give you a jolt of the hormone oxytocin, the release of which can play a role in creating bonds between people.
Oxytocin works by reducing stress hormones in the body, improving mood and even lowering blood pressure. It also helps people feel bonded and connected.