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Happiness chemicals & how to hack them

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Oxytocin

Oxytocin is often known as ‘the bonding hormone’. It’s released when we feel safe, connected, and close to people we trust.

Oxytocin hacks to stimulate naturally-

  • Stroking a pet, interacting with animals lovingly 
  • Being in close company of friends and fam...

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Serotonin

Serotonin is most commonly associated with mood regulation, balanced sleeping patterns, improving happiness and decreasing anxiety.

Serotonin hacks to stimulate naturally-

  • Getting some sun enjoying the warmth of sun on your eyelids can greatly e...

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Dopamine 

Dopamine is the reward hormone that is organically released from things like praise, positive outcomes, winning and food.

Dopamine hacks to stimulate naturally

  • Eating your favourite foods as a treat (in moderation )
  • Having gratitude for the little wins...

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Endorphin is heavily involved in the fight or flight response and is actually a natural pain. It helps manage pain, reduce stress and increase pleasure.

Endorphin hacks to stimulate naturally

  • Exercise
  • Laughing with friends, watching/listening to comedy...

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