hug it out

yesterday i was feeling a little down. you know those days when all you want is a big hug?? for someone to sit down and talk to you, or just listen, or just be there. well i mentioned on facebook that i needed a hug, and the virtual hugging began...not quite the same as a big in-person bear hug, but it left me feeling warm and fuzzy nonetheless.


then today i came across this:
Next time someone you know acts a little stressed out, give 'em a hug.
Like a Snuggie for your insides, hugs are linked to warm, fuzzy feelings. Even better, those good feelings translate into lower heart rate and blood pressure. Studies show a hug from a loving partner dampens stress in people both before and after a difficult time.
"like a snuggie for your insides." i couldn't have said it better myself.  here's a big hug for all of you! hope you have a fabulous weekend.


(photos one, two, three, four & five)


Ann Marie said...

oh my. how i needed this post, because i've needed a hug! my husband has been out of town on business for almost two weeks. thanks for this "hug!"

alice said...

awww so sweet!
hope you got a bundle of hugs!

mina said...

this is such a cute post!

the real mia said...

Oh, what a sweet collection of images. I do so love a good hug.

MaryBeth Hughes said...

that is a great way to think about hugs! i love that t-shirt.

My Farmhouse Kitchen said...

Stephanie and Roxy...really sweet post....

just what we all need...a great big hug..
i know there are hugger people and non hugger people...give me the huggers.....xxx

have a wonderful weekend you two..

and hugs from kary and buddy

SogniSorrisi said...

I love a good hug from the right person.

Elizabeth said...

I am such a closet hug person. If I love you, then hug away, but I don't like to be hugged by people I don't love. I know, I'm picky. A hug's a hug :)

Sarah S. Dobbs said...

what a sweet blog! I love your dog, I have a one year old frenchie- Penny and she is def my fur baby!

These hug pictures are inspiring and make me feel all warm and fuzzy. Thanks for sharing!

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