Listen to this quick 3 minute podcast how serotonin could be hurting your friends. Almost everyone knows that serotonin is a neurotransmitter required for a sense of well-being and a bright mood. Most antidepressants focus on a deficit of serotonin in the brain to alleviate depression. But for those of you who do not suffer from depression you might not give serotonin a second thought. But you should, because if you are like most people Serotonin is driving you to be better than others in every possible way. This upbeat, confident feeling serotonin gives you got wired in thousands of years ago to ensure your behavior would keep you safe and alive. And today humans still chase serotonin hits all day long. Are you a sore loser? A know it all? Do you like to brag or post on Facebook a great meal or your vacation spot? Chasing serotonin can have an adverse effect on your relationships when you start to ignore the feelings of others.
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Posted on June 27, 2014, in Anxiety, Arrogant, Boring, Bragging, Brain Science, Happiness, Joy, men, Mindfulness, Relationships, romance, Self Help, Self-Improvement, Stress, Wellbeing and tagged anxiety, boasting, bragging, brain, brain science, depression, friendly, friends, frustration, good conversation, interactions, likeable, mood, nice, rude, sad, sadness, serotonin, serotonin syndrome, Social. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.