New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: To encourage people to demonstrate love towards their loved ones with a 'hug', National Hugging Day is being observed on Thursday. The event, which was initially being celebrated in the United States of America (USA), has grown enormously over the past 35 years. Hugging has several health benefits, with one study showing it increases levels of oxytocin and reduces blood pressure. So, if you are missing your family and friends on this day, we have brought to you some wishes, messages and quotes that you can send to them WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook or any other social media platforms.

Wishes and greetings

Sometimes a hug is the answer, even when the question is not known. Happy National Hugging Day! 

Waiting for you to come back and embrace me in your arms as soon as possible. Happy National Huging Day!

A romantic hug is the best way of telling someone how much you love them. Happy National Huging Day!

However long a hug lasts, it doesn't lasts long enough. Happy National Hugging Day!

To all my people wherever you are in the world, I assure you my hug whenever you need. Happy National Hugging Day!

Happy National Hugging Day to all my friends out there and especially to those who are fighting fo our country. 

I just hugged you in my thought, hope you felt the squeeze. Happy National Hugging Day!

A tight hug a day, keeps the doctor away. Prescription for life. Happy National Hugging Day!

Hugging makes it hard for them to get angry at you. Happy National Hugging Day!

Hugging is the most beautiful form of communication that allows a person to know that they matter. Happy National Hugging Day!

Sending warm hugs for you. Happy National Hugging Day! 

A sudden hug can change someone's life. Sending a warm hug from miles to make you special. Happy National Hugging Day!

Quotes

Hugging is a silent way of saying you matter to me

Sometimes when you don't know what to say, a hug says enough.

I have learnt that there is more power is good, strong hug than in a thousand meaningful words

The best place in the world is inside a hug 

Hugging is a silent way of saying you matter to me.

Hugging is the most beautiful form of communication that allows the other person to know beyond a doubt that they matter

Posted By: Lakshay Raja