A lotus to represent a new beginning, or a hard time in life that has been overcome and the symbol "Hum" from the Buddhist mantra to stand for love, kindness and protection...this symbol is also said to purify hatred and anger.
It represents the chemical symbol for Serotonin. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that plays an important role in controlling feelings, moods and happiness. It also directly influences depression, sadness and anxiety. This tattoo would remind me that I can literally make my own happiness"
My serotonin and dopamine tattoo. I struggle with overwhelming depression and crippling anxiety, and these two are the “happy chemicals” in your brain. Just a constant reminder that my happiness is my choice, and that I can overcome anything thrown at me. Done by Tattoo Dougie at Inner City Tattoo in Pensacola, Florida.