|Location of the pituitary gland in the human brain |
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Endorphins are natural hormones that your brain releases when it senses happiness. These endorphins give you a sense of happiness, satisfaction and well-being; they tell you all is well with your body.
It’s that relaxed sense after a good meal, a good workout, a good laugh or great sex.
Endorphins are produced in the pituitary gland and the hypothalamus gland and release an opioid-like secretion that masks pain with a natural analgesic and tells the body that all is fine with the world.
Acupuncture has been found to have the ability to release these compounds and relieve pain, at least for the short term, and to leave you with a wonderful sense of wellbeing.
Exercise, extreme happiness, good food and orgasm releases natural endorphins, and endorphins make you feel happy and satisfied with life.
The more often you can stimulate your brain to release these natural hormones, the better you will feel, and the easier it will be to put yourself into this happy state of being.
Endorphins cannot be bought; only through your own effort can you bring them into being.
There is no downside to putting yourself into the position of happiness, either through laughter, sex,
food or exercise.
Happy creates happy; it is a cycle that you should never break and you should take every chance to spur these hormones on. Let them do what they do naturally; light their fire and reap the benefits!