• Eat foods high in dopamine building blocks, like chicken and avocados.
  • Listen to music.
  • Get some sunshine (but please remember to wear SPF).
  • Take a cold shower, or do a cold plunge.
  • Try something new.
  • Exercise (this can even protect our dopamine receptors as we get older).
  • Check something off a list.
  • Play with your pet.
  • Carry out acts of kindness.
  • Get enough Zzzs.
  • Meditate: New research has found that the improved mental and physical health benefits that meditation brings maybe thanks to increased dopamine levels in the brainOne study in particular found a 65% increase in dopamine production in its participants after meditating for one hour, compared with resting quietly.

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