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Laughter may lower cortisol levels and release endorphins, feel-good chemicals that trigger immune cells.
At the same time, individuals may release dopamine, endorphins and oxytocin, which can help improve mood.
When infants cry to be fed and are nursed by a responsive mother, their brains release a flood of endorphins into their nervous systems.
That setting aside the brooding self-pity that made Views such a bummer, and the resolute chill of More Life, and delivering an out-and-out anthem—which lo and behold is not about him—is the endorphin rush America needed.
See, your body knows that eating sugar triggers the release of endorphins.
Another regular habit that helps–looking at positive images and listing positive thoughts, even for a few minutes, to release the feel-good endorphins that will calm them down.
Believe me, 300 people with positive endorphins is a rare thing to see as a CEO.
Running releases brain chemicals like endorphins and endogenous cannabinoids that can help relieve physical pain and emotional stress.
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Did You Know?
The word endorphin was coined, back when the substances were discovered in the 1970s, by joining pieces of endogenous and morphine, morphine being a narcotic that closely resembles the endorphins and relieves pain in a similar way. Studies suggest that the pain-relieving practice called acupuncture works by releasing endorphins. Endorphins also seem to play an important role in pregnancy. Though much remains to be learned about the endorphins, the general public seems ready to give them credit for any all-natural high.
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