Altering Brain Chemistry With Body Posture

We all know the extent to which our brain controls our body.

But there is rapidly increasing scientific research now demonstrating that the reverse is also true. We can alter the biochemistry of our brain with our body movements and positions.

The simple fact of smiling alone sends a signal to our brain to begin producing and releasing the feel-good chemicals dopamine, endorphins and serotonin. Smiling also activates the release of stress-fighting neuropeptides.

Last breaking news in the matter is that standing in a position of power, for a few moments each day, increases our level of self-esteem, our confidence, and consequently our performance.

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About Genvièv St. Clair

GENVIÈV ST. CLAIR, Fellow and Former President of the Oregon Hypnotherapy Association, is an award-winning Board Certified Instructor with the NGH.

A Valedictorian from the Ivy League University of the Sorbonne in Paris, she graduated summa cum laude from the department of doctorates of one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the world. With specialized training in forensic discovery, and years of expertise in the medical and legal fields, she acted as a communication liaison in complex and critical situations, including duties for the Department of Homeland Security, the US court system, and leading medical centers.

Featured on Discovery Channel, radio and television programs worldwide, Genvièv is the author of Zen in the Art of Survival, published in the best-selling series Chicken Soup for the Soul, as well as Diving into the Unsolved Mysteries of the Mind, Make a Friend of Fear, Meditation in Motion, Life Line, The Gift, Emotions, and countless magazine columns and articles on performance, achievement and success. Her story is featured in Chicken Soup to Inspire the Body and Soul – Motivation to get over the hump and on the road to a better life. She produces an educational health and wellness series on YouTube.

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