Dopamine levels can be preserved or encouraged.
To preserve existing dopamine, avoid unment expectations—they cause dopamine crash. Mindfulness can help with this. Avoid fear.
To increase it:rR1
- Pay attention to positive expectations.
- Focus on incremental improvements.
- Visualize positive outcomes (as this simulates the scenario).
- Make simple changes like chair/desk height.
- Talk through a project with someone.
- Find entertainment or humor.