Friday, March 1, 2013

Get HIGH... naturally......

I love this image! I love having a visual of our brain chemicals and how we can take charge of our own feelings of happiness, love and over all well being. Here are some ways to boost the good chemicals!

Dopamine: Neurotransmitter that increases feelings of pleasure.
How to get more: Eat healthy, increase antioxidants (berries, green tea, plums, red grapes, beans and more,) exercise, get enough sleep nightly and take healthy supplements. 

Serotonin: Neurotransmitter that increases feelings of well being and happiness.
How to get more: Eat foods rich in tryptophan (eggs, soybeans, salmon, tuna, shrimp, turkey, and more,) exercise, get plenty of sunlight or full spectrum light bulbs to substitute, take healthy supplements.

Oxytocin: Hormone released that creates bonding; nicknamed "the love hormone."
How to get more: Hugs, physical touch, child birth, sex/orgasm, watch a "tear jerker," adventures with your partner, work out together, social media interactions, playing and snuggling with your pet.

YOU have the power to make yourself feel good naturally! If you would like more information, please register for the Pathways to a Stress-Free Life and Live Inspired Now!


  1. This post is a geat reminder to me about doing all the right things to be healthy and happy. I like how you share things I can think about in an interesting way and your graphics are so perfect. Where do you get them?
    Thanks again for your inspiring messages.

    1. Hi Nikki,
      Thanks!! :) I am glad that you are enjoying the posts. Check out the upcoming workshops...
      I hope you will join us!
      Heather Paris