Have you hugged your Yorkie today?

Hugs are not only a great comfort but they are good for you as well.

They help boost our immune system and our self-esteem.

Animals are capable of picking up on feelings that we are having whether we want to deal with them or not.

Yorkie and friendSo go and find your furball and give them a hug or twelve.

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More Yorkie happiness:

Yes, your dog can pick up on your feelings – Mother Nature Network
http://www.mnn.com/family/pets/stories/yes-your-dog-can-pick-up-on-your-feelings
Feb 21, 2014 Yes, your dog can pick up on your feelings. A new study finds that dogs are sensitive to emotional acoustic cues the same way people are.

Are Those Your Feelings? – Highly Sensitive Souls
http://www.highlysensitivesouls.com/articles/arethoseyourfeelings.htm
Recognize and accept that you can pick up on other people’s emotions. … around the nature spirits of plants and animals can help us discharge what we pick up.

Canine Comfort: Do Dogs Know When You’re Sad? | Pets & Emotion …
http://www.livescience.com/20823-canine-comfort-dogs-understand-emotion.html
Jun 7, 2012 When confronted with tears, dogs act as though they feel empathy. … I laid on the bed and curled up crying (because I’m a wuss and period …

Emotions In The Human-Dog Connection | On Point with Tom …
http://onpoint.wbur.org/2011/06/02/emotions-human-dog-connection
Jun 2, 2011 We end up fixating on the forms of things and situations and see them as ….. and dogs may indeed pick up subtle cues that we don’t recognize.