5 “Normal” Daily Habits that Might Actually Damage Your Brain
The people we call “the 1%” avoid these common habits of modern life
As Descartes said, “I think therefore I am”, we are our minds.
But modern society’s bent upon messing up our brains — by not only normalizing but promoting toxic habits.
The global mental health stats are alarming—around 800 million people suffer from clinical anxiety, depression, or both. Suicide’s the cause of close to a million deaths every year.
While the goldfish’s attention span is higher than our measly 9 seconds, burnout is a familiar guest for 77% of us.
Reclaim your health, happiness, and productivity — by rejecting the miasmic pull of modern society.
The Real (Science-Backed) Reason You’re Unmotivated
The neurotransmitter dopamine is our body’s internal reward system.
When you do something worthwhile, dopamine pats you on the back — with a release of “feel-good”.
Or that’s how it used to be — be it a back-breaking day of rye-farm work or a lacerating training session in the barracks.
But video games, porn, drugs, and social media have hacked our dopamine receptors.
With ZERO work, they get your dopamine rivers flowing.
As your receptors get desensitized, you rabidly thirst for even more dopamine.
This is the downward spiral of addiction — chasing high after high only to feel increasingly miserable.
With all your dopamine leached away, how would you find the drive to achieve something?