Serotonin is a natural hormone that plays an important part in the regulation of learning, mood, sleep and vasoconstriction (constriction of blood vessels). Increasing your serotonin will improve mood and overall well being. Here are a few natural serotonin boosters.
Natural – Sunlight – Spend time in nature
Banana – Boosts serotonin
Leafy greens – Boost energy
Walnuts – Omega-3 brain nutrients
Smiling – Releases happy hormones – It also takes less muscles to smile than to frown, why work overtime!?!
Epson salt – Calming
Oats – Eases depression
Cayenne Peppers – Relieves depression
Water Hydration – More energy, less stress
Green Smoothie – Energy boost, ZAP!
Almonds – Brain food – magnesium
Walking – Clears mind – Boosts serotonin