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The Most Powerful “Happy Pill” You Never Heard Of

The Most Powerful “Happy Pill” You Never Heard Of

Made in Abundance by Nature Herself

Ben Franklin said two things are certain in life: death and taxes. Well, I’d like to add a third for modern living: stress.

Our fast-paced, media-controlled lives are filled with mixed signals and mayhem, sometimes more than we can handle. Too much stress can lead to burn out, a form of depression.

What’s worse, depressed people are encouraged on TV to solve the problem with pills, which are factory-made “products” that turn drug companies into “dealers” for the millions who get hooked.

So why am I writing about another happy pill? Because this one contains a substance that’s abundant in nature, isn’t addictive, and is already in your body.

And I fully understand that taking any pill isn’t as important as factors like lifestyle, diet, exercise, meditation and spirituality. I write about those too… But sometimes, it’s nice to get a little “kick-start” from one of God’s factories (in this case, Earth).

I found a natural “kick-start,” a legal high for about 10 cents a pop.

This is not some foreign substance developed in a lab, in fact it’s already in every tissue of your body.

We’re talking about a lovely amino acid with a mysterious name: L-Tyrosine.

The main use of L-Tyrosine is to help the body produce hormones and build proteins. But we’re interested in how it seems to make thoughts “sexier.”

The magic of L-Tyrosine happens in its production of norepinephrine, and dopamine. These are feel-good chemicals that the body produces on its own, but are boosted by L-Tyrosine.

Aside from studies showing L-Tyrosine benefits mental alertness and helps cope with sleep deprivation, the anti-stress action of L-Tyrosine is impressive.

I’m also intrigued by how quickly I feel the effects. Normally, a supplement like an herb takes around 45 minutes to feel it. But these seem to kick in within 5 to 15 minutes.

Of course, everybody’s metabolism differs, but there’s something about this supplement that my body seems to lap up and enjoy.

Several studies conclude this brain-booster can treat mild to moderate depression.

Beyond alleviating depression, there’s even a bit of ecstasy. No, I don’t mean the drug ecstasy, I mean that L-Tyrosine can leave me feeling a bit ecstatic, especially if I’m in a flow-state and faithfully following my morning routine.

Word on the street says L-Tyrosine can also help with PMS and libido.

I can’t speak for PMS, but I can say this stuff does lift spirits.

The best part is that it’s non-addictive, so if I forget to take one in the morning, I don’t notice or “crave” it.

L-Tyrosine is considered safe in most dosages, but the supplements aren’t for everyone, for instance people who get migraines may not do well with this supplement. Others have reported a typical list of side effects.

But for me, when traveling along the mental traffic, L-Tyrosine can add an extra sparkle to the highway lines.

Of course, if you’re already on some anti-depressant program then you want to talk to your doctor.

My Actual Morning Cocktail:

Fresh lemon juice (in warm water) or pure carrot juice.
A mix of 2 chocolate protein shakes with spinach/banana.
1 X 500 mg L-Tyrosine (mood-booster).
1 X 500 mg Magnesium
2 X 500 mg capsules of Ashwagandha (with a dash of tumeric and cayenne)
3 X 500 mg caplets of L-Lysine
3 x 500 mg caplets of Vitamin C
3 X 50 mcg (2,000IU) softgels of Vitamin D

Ashwagandha and magnesium help with mood/energy/immunity and the last three are for immunity.

The brand I actually take each morning is here.

I’ve enjoyed the same brand for over a year, works every time … turns my pessimism into optimism. All other herbs and such are listed on my Lucky Finds Page. ?

Remember happiness is a choice! ?

Stay salty but sweet, Joe ?

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