Joy can show up in a few different ways such as tears of joy, euphoria, a sense of contentment, ect. On a scientific level, joy is in our neurotransmitters or brain messengers throughout the body using nerves and cells. Neurotransmitters control everything in the body from blood flow to digestion. The emotional and physical response happens simultaneously.
Some of the benefits of feeling joy are:
- Motivation for a healthier lifestyle
- Boots to the immune system
- Fights stress and pain
- Supports longevity
“If you carry joy in your heart, you can heal any moment.”
– Carlos Santana
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes you smile can be the source of your joy.
Secret: Emotions such as joy can help your health along with the foods you eat. It can actually help you become a healthier you.