Show 149 - Five Things to Know About Serotonin

Lots to talk about in this episode, doctors getting burned out, more resources for managing stress and five things to know about the chemical Serotonin.

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Resources Mentioned: 

From article about physicians burnout.  The Happy MD has more resources for those docs who need some help and speaks to them on their wave length

Medscape article on physician burnout, depression and suicide report for 2019.

The National Alliance On Mental Illness (NAMI) has a post on 7 Tools for Managing Traumatic Stress.

For iOS and Apple Watch users, Stepz App for charting your movement and steps throughout your day.

Health Harvard Blog on Nutritional Psychiatry Your brain on food and how the foods you eat can have an effect on your mind and body.

Dana Foundation Neurotransmitters of the brain.

Dr Alex Korb article on How to Strengthen Your Brain's Happiness Circuitry and his post on Psychology Today on Boosting Your Serotonin Activity.


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