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Happiness hacks: How to boost hormones like serotonin and dopamine in everyday life

Hormones that makes you feel happy

Hormones that makes you feel happy

There are four main hormones that trigger the feelings of happiness: dopamine, serotonin, oxytocin, and endorphins.

Understanding these chemicals and how they work can help you figure out ways to feel better during a stressful time.

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