[book club] Ep. 2.5 – The Willpower Instinct, Chapters 4 & 5 – “License to Sin”


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On Thursday over on Instagram, I discussed Chapters 4 and 5 of “The Willpower Instinct” by Kelly McGonigal. (recorded live and aired first on #IGTV – July 19, 2018)

Highlights:
– dopamine is misunderstood (desire, not pleasure)
– desire feels good (sometimes better than the reward)
– desire causes stress (that’s part of its design)

What drives your behavior? Pleasure seeking? Pain avoiding? Working toward a larger goal? Let me know in the comments!

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