ways to release oxytocin - via james altucher
But almost as good as hugging is imagining yourself being hugged or cuddled by someone you lovefrom comments:
This was proven with imaging studies in athletes who visualized shooting hoops and then actually did them - exact same areas of the brain light up. In other words, our brains can't tell the difference between real and imagined activity (although there is an additional part of the brain that knows whether or not there is actual movement).
reality as a function of imagination across time.