Not only do we miss hugs, we need them. Physical affection reduces stress by calming our sympathetic nervous system, which during times of worry releases damaging stress hormones into our bodies.
Mr Stephens who is a teacher at Andover Cof E School, has composed his own ACE hug song. The words are sung to the tune Twinkle twinkle little star.
Here are some of the pupils of Andover C of E performing the song
Why not give it a go, #GiveYourselfaHug