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Loretta Graziano Breuning

Habits of a Happy Brain

by Loretta Graziano Breuning

Habits of a Happy Brain

Loretta Graziano Breuning

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Habits Of A Happy Brain explains the four neurotransmitters in your brain that create happiness, why you can't be happy all the time, and how you can rewire your brain by taking responsibility for your own hormones and thus, happiness.

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Habits of a Happy Brain

by Loretta Graziano Breuning

Habits of a Happy Brain

Loretta Graziano Breuning

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When you read books about self-improvement topics like love, productivity or happiness, you're bound to bump into chemistry at some point. The most diligent researchers are all eventually led deep into the wirings of the human mind, and many of them have uncovered how some of the key chemicals inside our brain work for or against us.

Endorphins, Oxytocin, Dopamine and Serotonin are the four major chemicals in determining our happiness, and Habits Of A Happy Brain is a book about all of them. Loretta Breuning is a former professor from California State University East Bay, writer, researcher and guide at the Oakland Zoo, showing people how to manage their own inner mammal based on social behavior among animals.

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"You can increase your pleasure if you're willing to do things that don't feel good at first"

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