Do you know what is the largest organ in the human body? If you said the skin, go to the head of the class. It is why we feel better after we’re hugged, after someone holds our hands, and much of what makes the act of making love an integral part of human life. In many cultures hugging or a small embrace upon meeting is natural. It has always seemed natural to me. A lot of it comes from the Italian culture in which I was raised. Now, research tells us that touch is essential to human happiness and health. Try it with those you love. It will soon become second nature to you.
Check out this YouTube video for a talk on the importance of touch as it relates to happiness and health.