All this time, I had no idea that my list making and accomplishment checking was giving me a mood lift!
Dopamine, often called the "Motivation Muscle" is released when you achieve any goal - large or small. Making a daily list of small goals and then checking them off will give you a constant release of this feel good neurotransmitter!
A lack of dopamine is associated with the following consequences:
Lack of focus
Learn more about Dopamine and other ways to naturally increase your dopamine levels from this site: BrainMD