Metaphysics:  Spiritual retreats change feel-good chemical systems in the brain


More Americans than ever are turning to spiritual, meditative and religious retreats as a way to reset their daily life and enhance wellbeing. Now, researchers at The Marcus Institute of Integrative Health at Thomas Jefferson University show there are changes in the dopamine and serotonin systems in the brains of retreat participants. The team published their results in Religion, Brain & Behavior.

Source: Spiritual retreats change feel-good chemical systems in the brain

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