How to hack your happy chemicals
Learn how to stimulate dopamine, oxytocin, serotonin, and endorphins
When it comes down to it, happiness is the most sought after value in the world, and we have four main hormones that are pulling the strings. Serotonin, dopamine, oxytocin, and endorphins are the famous happy hormones that are responsible for feelings like pleasure, bonding, motivation, and even love.
Hormones and neurotransmitters are the body's chemical messengers that are involved in many essential processes, like heart rate and digestion, but also your mood and feelings. Understanding how these happy chemicals function in the body and the brain allows us to be active agents in improving their levels naturally. And who wouldn't want a little more health and happiness?
Click through to learn which activities can stimulate each of the four main happy hormones, and what kinds of happiness they can offer.
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