Who needs a hug @hugtrainUSA #mentalhealth

By | November 20th, 2012|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , , , |

We all need a hug at some point, and the holidays are no exception.  Whether you celebrate Christmas and New Year or not, for some this can be a very lonely or stressful time, especially coupled with these dark nights and short days! It was with this in mind 4 years ago Arié Moyal started the annual HugTrain. This year the trip is in honour of the victims and survivors of the movie theatre shooting in Aurora Colorado. Arie Moyal is an Integrated Management Strategist and hug expert :)  - We met a few years ago via Social Media, he's an amazing character, very positive and encouraging.  I've always enjoyed Arie's frankness, straightforwardness and support - he's all for the social good and acts of kindness. What is the HugTrain The Hug Train is a rail trip that takes place around America spreading holiday cheer mental health awareness and hugs - and hopefully raise some money for mental health charities or charity along the way. http://www.flickr.com/photos/carbonnyc Why Hugs Hugging is good medicine, it transfers energy and gives the person hugged an emotional lift.  Scientists say [...]