Feel Good Hormones

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When you are looking for ways to improve your mood, you can think of natural methods that are designed to release feel good hormones. There are feel good hormones that the body naturally produces and there are activities that you can partake in that allow you to stimulate the body’s production of these feel good hormones. This means that when you are looking to get in a better mood, there are a few things outside the norm that you can try. Here are some of the top ways to release feel good hormones in the body.

Exercise

You might not like to be active or exercise, but it is actually good for your mindset. You can get in a better mood by making an effort to get in a workout. Not only does exercising help to get you in better shape, but it also allows the body to produce more endorphins. Endorphins are feel good hormones that will help to improve your mood. You will be feeling happier and more engaged by simply making an effort to be active. So instead of moping on the couch, you can improve your mood by going out for a run.

Chocolate

This is a way that you can produce feel good hormones in the body and also satisfy a craving. Eating chocolate is one of the best ways to produce endorphins. This means that when you need to boost your mood, it might be a good idea to reach for a chocolate candy bar. Eating chocolate is linked to feeling more joy, which means that you can improve your mood by keeping chocolate handy.

Meditate

It also might be a good idea to try meditating when you start to notice that you are becoming stressed. Meditating is one of the best ways to stimulate the feel good hormones that your body desperately craves. You have the ability to calm your body and mind, but also release endorphins that allow you to become peaceful and much happier. When you start to notice that things are becoming too much for you, it is a good tie to try meditating. You do not have to meditate for long before feel good hormones are released.

Alcohol

This is not a method that you should choose all the time, but drinking alcohol does have the ability to release feel good hormones in the body. This is something that you should only do sparingly though.

-Flow Psychology Editor