Veteran's PTSD Healing Comes From Strangers' Hugs
About 7-8% of the population will have PTSD at some point in their lives and that number only gets higher for veterans.
Research shows that hugging (and also laughter) is extremely effective at healing sickness, disease, loneliness, depression, anxiety and stress. This is why Human Hug Project started their program and are encouraging people to heal with hugs. Check out this video of recent Human Hug Project's Hug Flashmob!
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Human Hug Project Aims To Heal The Horrors Of PTSD One Embrace At A Time
The Human Hug Project wants to visit every VA Hospital in the country.
Against advice from her family and friends, Erin Stanton and her husband Brandon took a chance that not only changed their lives forever, but also the lives of thousands of others.
Wanting to adopt a dog, they decided on a senior dog named Susie. For 5 years, Susie gave the family exactly what they were looking for - love, companionship, and amazing memories. Susie passed away on April 22, 2016, but her legacy lives on...
Born with a degenerative retinal condition called Retinitis Pigmentosa, which could eventually cause him to go blind, Michael Lang is using his adversity to motivate himself and help others achieve their dreams.
Every Child Should Have The Opportunity To Go To College… And This Organization Is Making That Promise!
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Former elite, record-breaking swimmer takes on her most difficult challenge - her son's cancer. But, thanks to some love, support, and love for swimming,... her son (and her family) is stronger than ever.
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Tracy's Dogs is a not-for-profit National Rescue & Transport Initiative for shelter dogs. The focus of the program is to rescue and rehabilitate dogs with pending euthanasia dates residing in kill shelters with the hope of putting them up for adoption to find forever homes!
After quitting her job to travel the world for a year, this woman found her passion… in bringing life-changing care to the world's orphans.
Same-Sex Flashmob Wedding Proposal Couple Finally Gets Married! Watch Their AMAZING WEDDING Video Now!
Last year Adam Keller and his boyfriend Jared Marinelli became an Internet sensation when Adam choreographed the perfect flashmob wedding proposal; they both became a 'Joy Story' as the video went viral getting 14 million hits!