8 Mood Boosting Foods that Will Make You Feel Awesome

#1 – Dark Chocolate

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Yes, chocolate can melt your troubles away. A chemical called anandamide, which can be found in raw cacao and raw chocolate, has been shown to temporarily block feelings of pain and depression, resulting in high spirits.

It is good to know that there’s some science behind the theory (and the feeling) that chocolate makes us happy. Specifically, you should eat 1.4 ounces of +70% dark chocolate every day for a couple of weeks to reduce stress hormones, including cortisol, if you are highly stressed.