But let's talk about the importance of finding joy and pleasure beyond just what we eat and drink. I know, I know. That's not as much fun.
A tasty meal can definitely make us happy at the moment, that instant gratification, but relying solely on food for ALL our pleasure can lead to unhealthy habits like overeating or emotional eating. This is the same with binge drinking. It is a cycle that leaves you feeling way worse.
So, here's the deal: dopamine, the "feel-good" neurotransmitter, isn't only triggered by food and alcohol. That's so dope (haha, see what I did there?)
We get those happy vibes from:
1. Engaging in activities that bring excitement, happiness, and a sense of accomplishment.
2. Spending time with friends and being part of a community. Socializing, laughing, and having meaningful...