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How To Boost Mood, Focus And Libido

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We all want feel good all the time. But what to do when feeling good is more about brain chemistry? Well, in order to make you feel good, your brain needs to release the feel good chemicals.

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If your brain has to do that for you, you have to do something for the brain. You might need to eat certain foods, workout and spend time with your loved ones. Yes, there are certain ways to boost your focus, mood and libido.

No, you don't need to smoke, drink or consume caffeine. Such substances may just give you a temporary high and later on make you a slave.

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What should you do to create the same effects? Well, here are some ways.


Eat Almonds & Sunflower Seeds

Eat sunflower seeds and almonds in their raw form. Yes, they boost Dopamine levels.


Eat A Banana

Ripe bananas contain dopamine in its natural form. Include a banana in your diet.


Say No To Sugar

Both sugary foods and saturated fat are bad. They may affect Dopamine levels and may also clog your healthy arteries.



Lifting weights could be one of the best ways to boost Dopamine levels. You can enjoy euphoria after an intense session.


Family Time...

Yes, bonding with your loved ones can also help bring up the Dopamine levels. Socialise and keep your loved ones happy.


Get Your Vitamins

Certain Vitamins and Omega 3 fatty acids also have a say in your happiness and well being. Don't ignore them.


A Steamy Session...

Active bed life can boost dopamine levels. So, get close with your spouse.


No Coffee

The problem with caffeine is that it temporarily boosts serotonin. But later, when the levels crash, you feel like having more and more coffee.


Eat Foods Rich In Tyrosine

Foods like pumpkin seeds,almonds, dairy, avocados and bananas contain tyrosine. Even antioxidants in natural foods can boost dopamine levels. The accumulation of free radicals in your body may affect dopamine levels. Antioxidants combat the free radicals.



Many studies have already proved that both yoga and meditation seem to increase the dopamine levels. Try it out.

Read more about: health, wellness, libido
Story first published: Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 6:00 [IST]
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