21-22 MSHS: Week 26, Day 4

Prompt Today’s happiness hormone is oxytocin, “The Love Hormone”. It improves mood, happier emotions, bonding with others, love, security, trust. Activities to boost oxytocin include yoga, acts of kindness, meditation, enjoying music (listening or making music...

21-22 MSHS: Week 26, Day 3

Prompt Today we’re going to focus on dopamine, which is involved in motivation, memory, concentration, attention and follow-through. Reflect on whether any of these is an issue for you. There are both diet and behaviors associated with raising...

21-22 MSHS: Week 26, Day 2

Prompt Today we’re going to focus on endorphins.  Endorphins are fascinating, they allow you to manage pain, manage stress and experience a sense of reward. A variety of things stimulate endorphin release:  Meditation, running, aerobic exercise, dancing, laughing,...

21-22 MSHS: Week 26, Day 1

Introduction This week we’re going to explore the four brain hormones of happiness. We can increase our happiness by increasing the activities associated with each. The goal for the week is for students to recognize the range of activities that help in different ways...