What Are the Types of Endorphins? And Other Facts About These Feel-Good Chemicals

But what about when doubt creeps in? Psychotherapist Joyce Marter, LCPC, author of The Financial Mindset Fix: A Mental Fitness Program for an Abundant Life, says questioning whether you’re doing it right is completely normal. They sharpen memory, mental acuity, and concentration.“Difficulty thinking or making decisions can be a common symptom of many mental health conditions such as trauma, depression, anxiety, and more,” says Joyce Marter, a licensed psychologist and author of The Financial Mindset Fix: A Mental Fitness Program for an Abundant Life in Evanston, Illinois. “Endorphins are a natural antidote to these symptoms, which can impact job performance and relationships or lead to accidents or injury,” says Marter. Marter adds, “In my practice and training seminars, I love teaching mindfulness practices such as deep breathing, meditation, and progressive muscle relaxation because these are simple exercises that are free, don’t require a lot of time, and are empirically supported to increase endorphins.”

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