Four Happiness Hormones And How To Hack Them

Dopamine - The reward hormone
Also known as the “feel-good” hormone, dopamine is a hormone and neurotransmitter that’s an important part of your brain’s reward system. Dopamine is associated with pleasurable sensations, along with learning, memory, motor system function, and more.
How to hack it:
  • Dive into organizing a junk drawer or cleaning your closet
  • Set monthly or daily goals 
  • Eat healthy and nutritious food
  • Celebrate the little wins 
Oxytocin - The love hormone
Often called the “love hormone” oxytocin is essential for childbirth, breastfeeding, and strong parent-child bonding. This hormone can also help promote trust, empathy, and bonding in relationships, and oxytocin levels generally increase with physical affection like kissing, cuddling,...
How to hack it:
  • Hold hands or cuddle with your loved ones
  • Give someone a compliment
  • Play with a pet
  • Massage 

Serotonin - The mood stabilized
This hormone helps regulate your mood as well as your sleep, appetite, digestion, learning ability, and memory. When serotonin decreases, you become irritable, depressed, sad, and your spirit is low.
How to hack it:
  • - Choose positive thoughts 
  • - Find 5 mins daily to create a quiet space to meditate.
  • - Expose yourself to sunlight
Endorphins - The painkiller
Endorphins are your body’s natural pain reliever, which your body produces in response to stress or discomfort. Endorphin levels also tend to increase when you engage in reward-producing activities, such as eating, working out,…
How to hack it:
  • - Laughter is the best medicine
  • - Exercise
  • - Use essential oils to relax
  • - Enjoy dark chocolate
Instead of worrying about the negative news of the pandemic during this period, we can change our own view of the current situation, reset our own positive spirit by practical actions. At the same time, strictly comply the regulations of the company and the government with the spirit of sharing & responsibility to join hands to fight against Covid-19.
All ITL-ers, let us stay healthy and stay safe, keep a positive spirit, continue to be United, make more Efforts and Trust in our Captain, Accelerate Above The Curve to conquer the National Champion destination.
*Sourc: healthline/womensvoice/ vietcetera