Showing appreciation for others benefits your brain.

Make Love to the Mind: How Appreciation Benefits Your Brain

Do you know what happens when you compliment someone?  Whether it’s a stranger, lover, friend, or foe, the effect is the same – a shot of dopamine straight to the brain.  Here’s the science behind it: appreciation triggers the hypothalamus, which is the part of the brain responsible for producing dopamine. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter … Continue reading Make Love to the Mind: How Appreciation Benefits Your Brain