1. Kissing lowers stress.
It decreases the stress hormone cortisol and increases serotonin levels in the brain. Kissing has also been measured to lower anxiety and has similar benefits to meditation.
2. Kissing makes us happier.
It improves our mood by increasing endorphins, which are our feel-good hormones.
“Happiness is like a kiss - it feels best when you give it to someone else.” ~Author Unknown
3. Kissing keeps us healthy.
“Never a lip is curved with pain?That can't be kissed into smile again.”? ~Brete Harte
4. Kissing calms us down and promotes pleasure.
It increases levels of oxytocin otherwise known as the "love hormone" which calms us. Kissing also reduces pain through our saliva which contains a kind of anesthetic and increases pleasure by releasing dopamine.
"Your hugs and kisses are like the stars that light up my life when things get dark." – Author Unknown
It promotes togetherness and couples who kiss regularly live five years longer than those who don’t.
"A kiss seals two souls for a moment in time.” ~Levende Waters