Endorphins - natural hormones of happiness
Endorphins (natural happy hormones) are produced in the pituitary gland. Under their influence, you feel euphoric and improves your mood. Goes fatigue, floods you wave of optimism, the problems are not so big. It improves even the memory. He just wants to live :)
How to tell your body to produce hormones willed happiness?
The most effective and also the easiest way to move. When muscles are working - particularly the larger ones, e.g. located. Thighs - the body takes for the production of endorphins, but not immediately - it takes approx. 30 minutes to blood they hit their first portions.
Warning! The high level of endorphins is still present at least half an hour after the workout. For there was a burst of endorphins, the effort must be really intense. Regular walking is not enough - you need to quickly march or choose to run.
Dancing way to a big dose of happiness hormones
It gives a very good effect. The dance will experience a friendly touch, and it stimulates the body to produce additional "pleasure hormones", which are serotonin, dopamine and oxytocin. That's why dance is so enjoyable.
A similar role to play sex: it combines the effort of closeness. Studies have shown that physical approximation, combined with a sense of security and acceptance are simply an antidote to depression.
The combination of touch and muscle stimulation also provides massage, but it must be intense, profound, because only then the body "to scare" injury and will be released dose of endorphins.
Warning! Massage, cheap and approximation of the physical are you a chance to boost the hormones of happiness, if you are a person with a weaker condition. If you wanted to "produce" endorphins only through movement, you'd have to put a lot of effort.
The dose of happiness hormones
1. Deep breath. The deeper you breathe, the better. When the wave reaches the brain of oxygen, it stimulates the production of endorphins and serotonin. Breath is also a "gymnastics" for the diaphragm.
Warning! Take several times a day break just to calm and breathe deeply.
2. A cold shower. This is a very strong stimulus, which acts as an intense movement. It stimulates the body to a defensive reaction - that is, among others, the production of endorphins. But the cold spray is difficult to get. Therefore, you can do alternate showers - warm and cool or cold weather flow of water for a while.
3. Smile. Even when there is no reason to it. Body fooled: when you smile, the brain gets a signal: "I am gay." I changed attitude.
Hormones of happiness in your diet
Each delicious dish normally improves our mood. But the release of endorphins and serotonin forces especially chocolate. Similar effects have savory spices such. Chilli, turmeric, cinnamon and bitter.
They improve the well-being also bananas and tofu.