Bright colors, lots of sparkles, vibrant wall art, disco ball anything...these are the things that bring us joy and release dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that reinforces behaviors that make you feel GOOD. So it makes sense that this year's hottest holiday gift-giving trend is “Dopamine Gifting”! Because everyone could use a little extra dopamine drip right about now.
Dopamine Gifting doesn't have to be expensive, and it's going to be different for each person in your life, but the point is to give something with the intent to make the other person smile every time they look at it. Dopamine dressing is all about improving your own mood, dopamine gifting is about giving the people you love a much-needed shot of happiness!
Here are a few items that would definitely boost my mood, and if you're reading this, I'm guessing you'll love them too!
So, will you be dopamine shopping this year? Will dopamine gifting be part of your holiday plan? I hope so! And I hope you find things that make you, and the people in your life, very happy!