Ways to boost Oxytocin: Therapist shares tips

Published on Jan 06, 2024 06:50 PM IST

  • From hugging someone to meditating, here are a few ways to boost Oxytocin.

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Published on Jan 06, 2024 06:50 PM IST

Oxytocin is also known as the love hormone. It helps us to feel happy, rejuvenated and motivated in life. “This hormone is most often associated with childbirth, breastfeeding, and sex/orgasms, but there are many other ways as I’ve outlined above that can help us experience more of oxytocin’s benefits,” wrote Naturopathic Doctor Corina Dunlap. Here are a few ways to boost Oxytocin.(Unsplash)

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Listening to the music we love or if we are musical, engaging in a jam session with friends can help in feeling happy. (Unsplash)
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Listening to the music we love or if we are musical, engaging in a jam session with friends can help in feeling happy. (Unsplash)

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Giving a loved one a massage or receiving massage from someone we feel safe and happy with, helps in boosting Oxytocin. (Unsplash)
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Giving a loved one a massage or receiving massage from someone we feel safe and happy with, helps in boosting Oxytocin. (Unsplash)

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Cooking with family members and then having a hearty meal together with loved ones helps us to feel more connected. (Unsplash)
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Cooking with family members and then having a hearty meal together with loved ones helps us to feel more connected. (Unsplash)

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Hugging someone for ten seconds or more helps in releasing the feel-good hormone – Oxytocin, thereby making us feel happy. (Unsplash)
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Hugging someone for ten seconds or more helps in releasing the feel-good hormone – Oxytocin, thereby making us feel happy. (Unsplash)

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When we meditate before a big or a stressful event, the body releases Oxytocin, making us feel calm and relaxed. (Unsplash)
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When we meditate before a big or a stressful event, the body releases Oxytocin, making us feel calm and relaxed. (Unsplash)

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