What makes you happy? Is it fun-times, your circumstances, possessions, money, family or friends?
While it might be any number of things including biological, personality, behavioral and cultural, the truth about happiness is that it’s largely a chemical experience created by our feel good chemicals.
The emotions and sensations we associate with happiness stem from four neurochemicals, hormones and neurotransmitters in the brain.
Why does this matter? It means that even when things aren’t going just as you’d like them or negative things creep up, you can increase your happy brain chemicals and make your day better.
In this article, we look at how to say hello to your body’s feel good chemicals.