Have you had your Daily Dose

Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that helps control the brain’s reward and pleasure centers. It motivates you to take action toward your goals and gives you a surge of reinforcing pleasure when you achieve each goal.

 

 

 

Oxytocin is often referred to as “the cuddle hormone.” When hugging or kissing a loved one, oxytocin levels increase

 

 

Serotonin, the brain chemical crucial to mood and motivation, also shapes personality to make you susceptible to spiritual experiences. Serotonin flows when you feel significant or important

 

 

Endorphins are morphine-like chemicals released from the pituitary gland that help diminish pain and trigger positive feelings. They’ll release in times of stress, pain, orgasm and with strenuous exercise. A “second wind” or the euphoric “runner’s high” are both the result of endorphins

 

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