Can hugging your loved one, help you sleep better?

Today is Valentine's Day. It is a good day to test out the theory that hugging your loved ones can help you sleep faster, deeper and better.

Do you have a special someone whom you love that you can spend the night with? Cuddle that person and go to sleep. Sleeping next to a loved one can improve your sleep and your well-being. It could be your partner, parent, kid, or friend, all that matters is that you have positive loving feelings towards that person and the physical intimacy of a hug or touch does the work.

How does sleeping next to a loved one, improve your sleep and your well-being?

Sleeping alone can trigger overthinking or feelings of loneliness. This makes it more difficult to relax and fall asleep.