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Raising Oxytocin Levels

Oxytocin is also called the "love" hormone and is associated with how people bond and trust one another. It explains why you feel happy to cuddle with your pets. It also helps parents bond with their newborn.

How to boost it: You can boost oxytocin by being physically or emotionally close with others that you trust. Reach out to a friend or contact you want to know better.

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Generating Endorphins

Generating Endorphins

Endorphines are linked with exercise. They function as natural painkillers that help minimize pain and maximize pleasure, explaining why an athlete may be able to push through a race with an injury that they don't notice until later.

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Boosting Serotonin

Boosting Serotonin

Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that plays a role in mood. It is important for reducing depression and regulating anxiety. It also regulates digestion, sleep, and bone health.

How to boost it: Confidence increases serotonin. One w...

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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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Increasing Dopamine

The hormone dopamine is related to motivation and reward. It's why you feel good to reach a goal or lack interest when you have low dopamine.

How to boost it: While unhealthy habits like drinking, caffeine, eating sugar or consuming certain recrea...

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Oxytocin

Oxytocin

... also called the "love hormone" makes people more social and communal. It's a neuropeptide and hormone that we naturally produce inside our brains. It has a wide range of functions, like:

  • Making us more emotionally open, trusting, and generous.

What creates happiness in the brain

What creates happiness in the brain

  • Dopamine: The happy chemical that our brain releases when we see reward or pleasure in sight.
  • Oxytocin: A hormone and a neurotransmitter, it gets released when we bond, feel love, and trust the people around us.
  • Serotonin: It is experienc...
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    • Many people find it uncomfortable to trust the other person or to get too emotionally close.
    • They are self-sufficient and do not need emotional intimacy.
    • They quickly pull away and ‘go in a cave’ when rejected or hurt.
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