How Dopamine Affects Our Ability to Take Action (Dopamine Detox)
Published – 09/15/2019 2:00 pm
Based on a recent experience in which I couldn’t listen to my headphones, I decided to do a quick experiment in which I wouldn’t use the internet for a day and generally speaking not take in any stimuli except food.
I was bored at first, but it was an absolutely lovely experience. The sages of yore had said something along the lines of “You can learn more from an hour of silence than you can from a year’s worth of reading.” That’s something to keep in mind, though it has become more and more difficult with time.