Category Archives for "Habit Change"
Let’s talk about dopamine, this little chemical that lives in us and makes us happy. It’s one of our so-called ‘feel good’ chemicals. It’s a really tiny neurotransmitter that jumps between our nerve cells and activates them. Dopamine is synthesized in the brain. Consuming it as food is irrelevant since it can’t cross the blood-brain barrier. […]Continue reading
Smoking is a habit. Smoking is also an addiction. That’s why quitting smoking is more than a habit change and probably one of the hardest things to do. I talked to all the ex-smokers I know. Friends, my cousin and my dad, they all gave me helpful in-depth information into the struggles of quitting smoking. After […]Continue reading
The Holidays are a time to indulge in our favorite foods and cultural traditions. We meet, socialize and eat together. It makes us happy. Afterward, we often feel stuffed, low in energy, and we often feel the need to lose some weight. In theory, the formula for weight loss is simple. We have to burn […]Continue reading
We all have habits. We usually separate them into good ones we want and bad ones we don’t want. At some point, we all wish for habit change but we all struggle with it. Why is this! And what can we do about it? What are habits anyway? Let’s start by getting the basics […]Continue reading
This post might look unusually scientific to you. But I am actually starting a new category on human behavior including its influence on the brain. And the other way around. To start this I thought some basics might be of interest. General The brain is the center of the human nervous system, controlling thoughts, movements, […]Continue reading