Are you happy?
In fact, happiness is partly a chemical experience, the brain releases happy substances, we feel happy.
So, do you know which hormones make people happy?
Here are four happy hormones to share with you. With this knowledge, when we are unhappy or depressed, we can use different methods to find happiness.
The reward hormone dopamine
Dopamine affects our feelings, mood and even our ability to learn, and can be stimulated by eating food containing tyrosine and antioxidants, or by listening to music or getting enough sleep.
Mood stabilizer — serotonin
Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that carries messages between nerve cells in the brain and is a natural mood stabilizer. Eat foods rich in tryptophan and vitamin B; Or activities such as meditation or sun exposure can increase serotonin production.
The intimacy hormone oxytocin
Oxytocin helps us trust others, form close and healthy relationships with others, and trigger feelings of belonging and attachment to a group. Oxytocin is not naturally available in food, but is often obtained through other means, such as human interaction, petting animals, and massage.
Natural painkillers – endorphins
Endorphins are neurotransmitters that help the body process pain, stress and emotions, and are responsible for making people feel good. Endorphins can be experienced by eating dark chocolate, chili peppers, ginseng, and vanilla, as well as by creating and exercising.