HAPPINESS CHEMICAL HACK! Feeling a craving?

Dopamine

The Reward Chemical

🧠 Completing a task

🧠 Music you love

🧠 Doing self care activities

🧠 Eating food

🧠 Celebrating little wins

🧠 Quality sleep

🧠 Massage

Work towards your goals desires & needs, break up big goals into little wins!

Truly celebrate the little wins with something special! A vino, or whatever will make you feel like “Yesss!!”

Create a new goal before you complete another.

Oxytocin

The Love/Cuddle Hormone

🧠 Playing with a dog

🧠 Playing with a baby

🧠 Holding hands

🧠 Hugging family

🧠 Giving a compliment

🧠 Giving a gift will heighten their oxytocin

🧠 Calling family/friend

Creates intimacy, trust and strengthens relationships

Released when women and men are in orgasm & hugely released when mothers are in childbirth!

Serotonin

The Mood Stabilser

🧠 Meditating / Breathing techniques

🧠 Running

🧠 Sun exposure

🧠 Walking in nature

🧠 Swimming

🧠 Cycling

Create some responsibilities.

Flows when you feel significant or important.

Endorphin

The Pain Killer

🧠 Laughter exercise (even a fake smile) try Trinny London’s laughter exercises

🧠 Essential oils lavendah + vanilla

🧠 Watch a comedy

🧠 Dark chocolate

🧠 Exercise

🧠 Spicy food

🧠 Roller coaster

🧠 Concert

🧠 LED treatment

Endorphins are that “second wind” during any exercise & the euphoric high.

The not-for-the-faint-hearted feels post anything crazy!

Grab some spicy food and watch a scary and see what can happen!

💫 There are other chemicals, cortisol for example, if we are in dangerous situation, will help us react!

The chemicals are all crucial neurotransmitters that help us do the vital somethings. Blood and lymph flow (you know that blush of the skin or the butterfly feelings). Autonomic nervous system, those automatic body moves like us breathing, digesting, the movement of the bowel 💩

Lymph rids of the waste -> the skin go from meh to niice. Blood flow to our skin. Poor digestion can be seen on the skin, eg, rosacea. Automatic breathing helps our skin apart from keeping us alive hello oxygen 😷.

How good is taking mask off at the end of the day!

Blog/Sources on website

📸 @zariyaa_happiness

https://www.essentiallifeskills.net/increase-happy-chemicals.html

https://www.reddit.com/r/coolguides/comments/hyi7dw/happiness_chemicals_and_how_to_hack_them/

https://youtu.be/SsKGwq6CmNk

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.huffpost.com/entry/hacking-into-your-happy-c_b_6007660/amp

https://www.healthline.com/health/affects-of-joy#2.-Your-circulatory-system

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.psypost.org/2019/02/listening-to-the-music-you-love-will-make-your-brain-release-more-dopamine-study-finds-53059/amp

https://www.healthline.com/health/affects-of-joy#Wondering-if-you-can-actually-trick-your-body-into-feeling-happy?