Why we pursue more and more without it bringing us any closer to real happiness

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Dopamine is part of the wanting system [in your brain]. It propels you to take action. The liking system makes you feel satisfied and therefore pause your seeking. But the dopamine wanting system is stronger than the liking system. You tend to seek more than you are satisfied.

~ Susan Weinschenk, Ph.D

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Following my curiosity and hoping it will lead me to wisdom. I write about science, meditation, and spirituality.

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