June 29, 2022
In this Episode, Khwezi and Nkazi look at the pleasure and pain balance as inspired by the Book " Dopamine nation". Tune in and be inspired to pursue pain for pleasure. For your convenience please see the timestamps and references below.
0:00 - Introduction
02:04 - Wisdom in pursuing pain pursuing
04:32 - Physical exercise as a stressor
06:50 - Physical exercise and addictions
10:13 - Community engagement and sports
10:36 - Exercise, mood, and anxiety
11:30 - Meaning of happiness
12:14 -Temperature-induced pain
16:33 - Homeostatic mechanisms
20:55 - Pursuing pain through exposure therapy
25:35 - Man’s search for Meaning—Tragic optimism
28: 45 - Closing remarks
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3. Lembke A. Dopamine nation: Finding balance in the age of indulgence: Penguin; 2021.
4. Frankl VE. Man's search for meaning: Simon and Schuster; 1985.