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“My Addiction Does Not Mean I Want To Feel High.” Inside of Drug Addiction.

It is more about the “feeling experienced” following the behavior; just as rewarding as overeating or shopping addiction may grow.  Drug Addiction.  Credits: Alexander Grey/Pexels Being addicted to drug, as Matthew Perry, during his interview with New York Times describes — “It’s all math. You go to this place and you take three. Tomorrow you head to that place, you will take five.” But challenging our assumptions towards drug use, it is likely that humans are seldom addicted to the drug substance.  Rather it is more about the “feeling experienced” following the behavior; just as rewarding as overeating or shopping addiction may grow. “I wasn’t doing it to feel high. I just wanted to sit on my couch, take five and watch the TV. That was heaven for me,” affirmed Perry. The euphoric rush often has an emotional meaning attached with it. A person’s reliance on alcohol or drug may depict his ability to tolerate distress. He could not find any alternative strategy to cope with a negativ

How People Choose What to Do with Their Health?

  It’s Monday morning — you’re back to being engrossed in emails and phone calls. Unaware, you barely remember, just 60 hours prior — you could barely sit upright.  People have different standards about their health. While some are appreciative, others may not be, despite the condition they are in. But what is it about our bodies that we tend to perceive it as insignificant?  Image Credits: Unknown “We have limited attentional resources,” suggests Robert Emmons, a psychology professor at UC Davis. “Hence our brains does not waste its times focusing on parts of our bodies that are working well.” As our minds have evolved with the objective to survive, it could dominantly identify threats and problems — rather than what is working well. A preexisting negativity bias directs our attention to what’s wrong than what’s right. For this reason — on days when your body feels right, the brain’s reasoning would make you want to stress about a project that’s due, or your conflict with a friend. “P