Chemicals Responsible To Make You Happy – GET YOUR DAILY D.O.S.E.

How to get your daily DOSE of happiness chemicals?

  • DDOPAMINE
  • O – OXYTOCIN
  • S – SEROTONIN
  • E – ENDORPHIN

DOPAMINE – is the chemical that mediates pleasure in the brain.

* Enables motivation, learning and pleasure * Gives you determination to accomplish goals, desires and needs

OXYTOCIN – is often nicknamed “cuddle hormone”

* Gives feeling of trust, motivates you to build and sustain relationships * Known as “Cuddle or Love Hormone”, plays a role in bonding

SEROTONIN – is the key hormone that stabilizes our mood, feelings of well-being, and happiness

* Feeling significant or important among peers * Calm form of accepting yourself with the people around you

ENDORPHIN – is chemicals produced naturally by our body to cope with pain or stress. It’s often called “feel-good” chemicals

* Releases a brief euphoria to mask physical pain * Response to pain and stress to alleviate anxiety and depression

How Deficiency Affects You ?

Deficiency of DOPAMINE causes

  • Procrastination low self-esteem
  • Lack of motivation
  • Low energy or fatigue
  • Inability to focus
  • Feeling anxious
  • Feeling hopeless
  • Mood swings

Deficiency of OXYTOCIN causes

  • Feeling lonely
  • Stressed
  • Lack of motivation
  • Low energy or fatigue
  • Disconnect in relationships
  • Feeling anxious
  • Insomnia

Deficiency of SEROTONIN causes

  • Low self-esteem
  • Overly sensitive anxiety/panic attacks
  • Mood swings
  • Feeling hopeless
  • Social phobia
  • Obsession / compulsion
  • Insomnia

Deficiency of ENDORPHIN causes

How to Increase Happiness Levels!!

DOPAMINE

  • Meditate daily
  • Have a daily to do list
  • Create a long term goals
  • Eat food rich in L-Tyrosine
  • Exercise regulary or Go out for a walk
  • Write a Journal
  • Do something creative like writing, dance, music or art

OXYTOCIN

  • Physical touch
  • Go out with friends or Try Socializing
  • Get a massage
  • Acupuncture
  • Listening to music
  • Try yoga or Exercising
  • Take cold shower
  • Meditate

SEROTONIN

  • Exercise Regularly or Join a Gym
  • Take cold showers
  • Take vitamin D suppliment
  • Get a massage
  • Sit a sunlight for 5-10 mins daily

ENDORPHIN

  • Meditate daily
  • Watch more comedy movie series
  • Cry your heart out (p.s Crying is good for Health)
  • Eat dark chocolate
  • Eat spicy foods
  • Exercise regularly /
  • Do stretching
  • Get a massage
  • Meditate

If you are positive, you’ll see opportunities instead of obstacles.

Widad Akrawi

Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

-Apurva

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