National Cuddle Up Day is an annual celebration observed on January 6th of every year. Being in the coldest days of the winter, it is often necessary to make the day a little warmer. Get away from the chill by cuddling up. Make your day cozy, and hug your dear ones by cuddling up to relax.  Cuddling up has numerous health benefits that let you enjoy warm and fuzzy feelings during the cold winter. National Cuddle Up Day wouldn’t be complete without cuddling up to your favorite human, canines, and other pets. So get into a more comfortable place this wintertime by cuddling to feel good simply.

“Kids today are so intelligent and computer savvy, so pairing an interactive computer world with something cuddly seems like a natural fit.” – Ty Warner

History of National Cuddle-Up Day

The history, origin, and founder of National Cuddle Up Day are not exactly known. There is no mention of the year since this Day has been celebrated. However, this celebration Day falls on the month of January, as it is during the chilly winter season, cuddling up makes anyone feel better. This Day has been celebrated to stay warm and get the number of health benefits of cuddling. Be it a three-dog night (i.e., a night that is so cold and it takes three dogs to cuddle up to stay warm) or only slightly chilly, the benefits of cuddling with the human or canine or other pet are multiple. The most important thing about cuddling is it releases oxytocin, a hormone that has huge health benefits.

National Cuddle Up Day

Oxytocin reduces muscles and joint aches, besides giving warm and hazy feelings. Heart disease, blood pressure, stress, and anxiety will get reduced by Oxytocin, kindred through cuddling. Cuddling is the best form of indulging in physical touch with humans, dogs, and pets. The relationship between people will get stronger through cuddling. Sexual desire will get boosted through cuddling. Dopamine will be released, stimulating the brain to seek pleasure, improve memory and focus on things. Cuddling up will make the bond between mother and infant gets better. Cuddling enables you to good sleep, lets you get out of social anxiety, and thus you will have a positive outlook on the world.

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How to Celebrate National Cuddle-Up Day

Celebrating National Cuddle Up Day is quite simple. Get to socialize with your family and friends. Cuddle up to make your relationship stronger and better. Cuddling up doesn’t necessarily have to be with humans, you can have it with your cute little pets. Spread knowledge about cuddling up. Encourage people around to cuddle up and enjoy its health benefits. Share your cuddle-up photos on social media using the hashtag #CuddleUpDay.

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