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Clean Dopamine – Part 6: Escape from Entertainment Media

Clean Dopamine – Part 6: Escape from Entertainment Media

In any challenge that is about sacrifice, I feel like a junky on withdrawal. But this time, it reminded me a lot of my blackout day, because once again, I was sitting at my rarely used kitchen table …


Clean Dopamine – Part 5: Avoiding Entertainment Media

Clean Dopamine – Part 5: Avoiding Entertainment Media

After having been able to reduce my consumption of unhealthy food and establish a sports routine, I am convinced that cold withdrawal, hard penalties and awesome rewards are good methods to banish bad habits from my life. With …


Clean Dopamine – Part 4: Results of the Healthy Challenge

Clean Dopamine – Part 4: Results of the Healthy Challenge

It was a hard time and I felt like a junkie, longing for his drug. I had not yet really been aware of the fact that a cold withdrawal from a legal thing can have such an effect …


Clean Dopamine – Part 3: Cold Turkey and Hard Penalties

Clean Dopamine – Part 3: Cold Turkey and Hard Penalties

Like in many areas in life, you can not do everything at once. Thus, I focus on my diet as a whole. I need to get rid of the sweets, acquire alternatives and set up rules. And should …


Clean Dopamine – Part 2: Realization yes, Action no

Clean Dopamine – Part 2: Realization yes, Action no

Several days have passed now since I realized that I have a few addictions. But the first thing I noticed thereafter, was that I hardly did anything against it. Cheerful with this realization, I leaned back on my …


Clean Dopamine – Part 1: Background

Clean Dopamine – Part 1: Background

I was a sporty man who ate a healthy diet. For a long time, I went to the gym regularly and then moved on to martial arts, because at that time, that was more efficient. I ate a …


Clean Dopamine – Journey to the good happiness bringers

Clean Dopamine – Journey to the good happiness bringers

Project “Clean Dopamine” was born on the day I realized I have several dependencies that hurt me and I decided to fight them. I do not only want to leave the diverse addictions behind, though, but also become …