We all know the struggle of trying to stay motivated and avoid the temptations of procrastination. It can feel like an uphill battle, constantly fighting against our desires and distractions. But what if I told you there's a natural way to tap into your body's motivational superpower? It's called dopamine, and understanding how it works can revolutionize how you approach your goals and overcome those pesky habits.
The Science Behind Dopamine: To grasp the power of dopamine, we turn to the research of Dr. Andrew Huberman, a renowned neuroscientist who has shed light on the intricacies of this fascinating neurotransmitter. Dopamine plays a crucial role in our brain's reward and motivation system, responsible for feelings of pleasure, focus, and drive.
These days, I have an app that I’ve set for 20 minutes. There are several meditations to suit each individual's preferences, time, and needs. If I am stretched for time in the morning or throughout the day, I always have time in the evening before bed. It’s become a regular column in the balance amid a sometimes-hectic life.
Dr. Mary Williams, R.N., D.C is a Doctor of Chiropractic with an extensive background as a Registered Nurse and experienced Core Instructor for the American Heart Association. She has over 30 years of hands-on medical and instructional experience.
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