Need healing?- Hug a tree

We all feel relaxed when we hug our loved ones and close ones. Hugging, it seems, is universally comforting. It makes us feel good. But, what about hugging a tree? Sounds interesting. Isn't it? Yes, hugging a tree is even more soothing and relaxing. Nature is our mother and who wouldn't love to hug a mother. According to some scientific researches, hugging a tree can help reduce stress and anxiety. Hugging a tree increases levels of the hormone oxytocin. This hormone is responsible for feeling calm and emotional bonding. When hugging a tree, the hormones serotonin and dopamine make you feel happier. According to the book Blinded by Science, there is evidence that trees provide health benefits for mental illnesses. The studies show that the trees and green spaces give many positivities to our health. Our connections with the technology world have become so strong that somehow we have disconnected ourselves from nature. But when we hug a tree, we can recreate a beautiful connection with nature. You can shift your focus from chaos to calmness. To take this experience, you just need to go closer to the trees, wrap your arms around them, gently press your cheek to its bark and close your eyes. So, next time whenever you go hiking, climbing, or nature walking, try this unique thing of hugging a tree. I am sure the big hug from mother nature will fill your heart with happiness and joy.

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