90% of serotonin is made in your gut. If you are unfamiliar with what serotonin is, then you must know that it is one of the most important neurotransmitters that your body uses to create feel good chemicals.
Serotonin: Contributes to your well being & happiness. This chemical is also responsible for your sleep cycle and regulating your digestive system and is mainly affected by exercise and light exposure.
Here are some great ways to increase serotonin production:
- Staying hydrated keeps stress levels down
- Spending time in the sun
- Walking helps calm the mind
- Eating almonds which increases magnesium levels
- Smiling and Laughing
- Eating Bananas
- More Green leaf Vegetables
- Cashews and Walnuts
- Epsom Salt Baths
- Keep a gratitude journal
Serotonin is depleted mainly from anxiety, stress, and worry, but you are stronger than your demons.