16 Jun '12, 1am

4 Fun Ways to Boost Endorphins | Care2 Healthy Living

4 Fun Ways to Boost Endorphins | Care2 Healthy Living

By Vicki Santillano, DivineCaroline “Here’s to feeling good all the time,” declares Kramer in one of my favorite episodes of Seinfeld . He’s smoking and drinking when he says it, but for those of us on a more positive health path, there are plenty of other ways to do just that (or at least get close). Consider endorphins, the chemicals that transmit information from one cell to another in the central nervous system and produce feelings of euphoria, intimacy, happiness, and overall well-being. Stress and pain are primarily what activate their release, because it’s when we experience those feelings that we need a mood boost most. However, endorphin production is not limited to situations like worrying about a work performance review or being chased by a bear. There are much more enjoyable ways to reap the benefits of a surge of feel-good chemicals. Exercise Exercise is a sur...

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