15 Super Ways Increase Endorphins Naturally

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6. Have a little chocolate

The powerful benefits of chocolate are two-fold: It gives you an endorphin boost as well as reduces your level of pain giving you plenty of room to really feel high levels of happiness and pleasure. Chocolate contains a substance called phenethylamine which works with enhancing your endorphin levels. The other chemical, theobromine, is what reduces your feelings of pain.

 

7. Indulge in a little hanky-panky

If you are the type of person who gets too stressed out about having sex, you may want to rethink your approach. Create a romantic atmosphere, play your favorite kind of music, and even enjoy a glass of wine to relax. Having enjoyable sex helps to make you feel secure, loved, and the high level of endorphins that are released give you that feeling good mood enhancers that will leave you euphoric.

 

8. Spice it up

While many people actually experience discomfort when they eat spicy foods, one doctor stated that “The chemical found in most spicy foods called capsaicin, is effective in boosting endorphins.” If you already enjoy spicy foods, now they will make you feel even better.

 

9. Enjoy a good drink

Here is another case of a little bit of a good thing is great, but too much of a good thing could be bad. Have a drink and your brain will throw out some endorphins to make you feel good. Party too hard and your brain will cease sending out endorphins and you will also lose your good mood.

 

10. Eat some nuts

It’s hard to believe that just three nuts each day (Brazil nuts) will provide you with enough selenium which is responsible for boosting your dopamine and sending out endorphins.

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