You’ve heard of runner’s high. Scientists only recently confirmed that it’s endorphins, our body’s natural painkiller which morphine or opium imitates.
Endorphins kick in when our bodies are stressed. Runner’s high is the same as the chili high caused by the stress of eating spicy food.
Decades ago, I coined the term endorphment for the painkilling high of being endorsed or affirmed by someone you respect, for example, the receptivity of someone you want to date.Read more on psychologytoday.com