Good Posture can make you Happy!

By | May 1st, 2011|Changing Habits, Confidence, Health, Interview, Uncategorized|

Isn't it good to know that we can do something about the way we feel, simply by changing our posture? Consultant psychologist Ingrid Collins believes there’s an intrinsic link between the body’s position and our ‘psychological posture’.  ‘At a cellular level, when happiness molecules — or endorphins — produced within the brain circulate in the blood, they send a signal to every cell that we’re happy and healthy,’ she says.  ‘If we arrange ourselves physically in a positive manner with the shoulders back, the spine straight and the chest open, it informs the brain to send out more endorphins, triggering a feeling we experience as happiness.’ I talked to  Chiropractor Dr Mike Cassidy Hogg about his thoughts on the matter.  Our [...]