Hugs | TFGSC – Day 26

“We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth.” Virginia Satir (American author and psychotherapist)

We need hugs. It would be so neat when there would exist a vending machine on the street that would give out hugs. But, that would have to be a robot. Or a vending machine with hands. Which would be freaky.

And people probably wouldn’t use it because they “wouldn’t want to be seen as weak and in need of a hug”. I don’t know why I used apostrophes, nobody said that.

But the reality is that WE DO. Wouldn’t it be nice to come out from a difficult meeting or exam or day at work or hard conversation at the coffee shop and have someone (something) hug you? Wouldn’t it also be great to have that when coming from an awesome meeting, exams you passed, great day at work and amazing conversation at the coffee shop?


But there is none.

Since they make one, we have this:


And I can include the awesome Lonely Island who also feel under the category of parodies and spoofs. I was planning to put one of their songs in The Feel-good Songs Challenge, and they fit perfectly. 😀

4 thoughts on “Hugs | TFGSC – Day 26

    1. That would be great! Getting paid to hug people ❤ 🙂 But, I assume there will be (as there always are) people who would bug those giving hugs, giving them a hard time, specially for women… You know, someone is bored and they keep nagging the person doing their job… :/

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