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Dopamine Detox - Reset your brain for success

Dopamine Detox - Reset your brain for success

Dopamine (also known as the feel-good hormone) is a chemical produced by the body, which acts as a neurotransmitter (chemical messenger) in the brain. 

You do various activities throughout the day. You find some interesting and you think you can do them all day like playing games, and some are just so boring like studying maybe. 

This is because whenever you play games, it gives you a sense of reward and that triggers dopamine production in your brain. While activities like studying are low dopamine-producing and that doesn't excite you much.


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How to Enjoy the Most Boring Tasks

How to Enjoy the Most Boring Tasks

So the simplest explanation of dopamine detox is "Avoid your pleasures and temptations for some time." You just have to leave whatever is your distraction for a week and observe the change.

Avoid your pleasures and focus on things like studying. You will observe that after some time you will start enjoying studying. Because you will not get dopamine through games but from studying (I have tried it myself!)

However, this doesn't mean that you will not enjoy your pleasures anymore. But it will help you to regulate your pleasures and not get addicted to them. 


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