Hugs In The Workplace: Acceptable Or Personal-space Invasion?

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national hugging day
national hugging day

By Debra Auerbach


The hug. It's a simple gesture that can make a happy situation happier or help someone overcome with sadness feel a little better. Studies have shown that hugs can actually make a difference in one's health; research out of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill found that a hug can lower blood pressure and reduce the harmful physical effects of stress.