HAPPINESS CHEMICAL HACK #1 DOPAMINE (Reward Chemical)
Dopamine is a neurotransmitter made in the brain. It acts as a chemical messenger between neurons. Dopamine is release when your brain is expecting a reward. When you associate a certain activity with pleasure, mere anticipation may be enough to raise dopamine levels.
*Completing a task.
*Doing self-love/self-care activities.
*Eating organic & good food.
*Celebrating little wins.
YouTube Video Link: https://youtu.be/MwpFYYC3qWs
HAPPINESS CHEMICAL HACK #2 OXYTOCIN (Love Hormone)
Oxytocin is a hormone that acts as a neurotransmitter. It promotes feelings of love, bonding and well-being. It's even said to go as far as being an anxiety stabiliser.
*Playing with a baby/kids.
*Playing with a dog.
*Holding hands & showing affection.
*Giving compliments & spreading love.
YouTube Video Link: https://youtu.be/cDwK_vsPet0
HAPPINESS CHEMICAL HACK #3 SEROTONIN (Mood Stabilizer)
Serotonin is another key hormone in stabilising our mood, feelings, well-being & happiness.
Serotonin helps with sleeping, eating & digestion.
*Walk in nature.
YouTube Video Link: https://youtu.be/6L1JKisi8Sw
HAPPINESS CHEMICAL HACK #4 ENDORPHIN (Pain Killer)
Endorphins reduce pain & boost pleasure resulting in a feeling of well-being & even euphoria.
Endorphins are structured similarly to the drug morphine & are considered natural painkillers.
*Laughing & watching comedy.
*Eating dark chocolate.