Happiness and Your Brain

Podcast Episode 25. Listen Here. Philosophers have been trying to answer the “What is Happiness?” question for millennia. It’s not a simple question. Back in Episode 2 I looked at the experience of happiness and whether we experience it more through pleasure or more through meaning. In this episode, I look at the brain chemicals associated…

Day 38: The dopamine fast that wasn’t

Last week I read this post about Dopamine Fasting and decided to give it a try. It seemed like a good way to boost the navel gazing I’ve already been doing since ditching alcohol. In case you’re wondering, dopamine fasting, as explained by Man of Myth involves isolating yourself from all pleasure in order to…