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Why It’s Okay to Give Yourself a Hug Without Feeling Weird

The instinctual human need to be touched is a necessary component to our overall well-being

Happy woman wearing short-sleeve yellow top and gold watch hugging herself green leafy background
Photo by Vanessa Kintaudi on Unsplash

You’ve seen the pictures — a rear view perspective of a person with arms wrapped around their back in a comforting hug, the hands gently holding them with assurance and…

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Jill Reid

Jill Reid

Author of the “Real Life Series” & “Please God, Make Me A Writer” | Writing on life, relationships, personal success, health, humanity | https://JillReid.com

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