Training your Willpower muscle

What exactly happens in the brain when you crave something? First you see or smell something you desire which is enough to activate the reward system in the brain. The system releases a neurotransmitter called dopamine which activates the areas of the brain responsible for attention, motivation and action. These dopamine releases can be triggered Read more about Training your Willpower muscle[…]

The Science behind Habits

Habits are nothing more than neural pathways in the brain. They get thicker the more they’re used, and deteriorate when neglected. You create your own habits simply by repeating activities until they get easier and easier. The basal ganglia, is tasked with programming our repetitive behaviours so that we hardly think about them. Consider the Read more about The Science behind Habits[…]