Our Inherent Addiction To Pleasure

We’re all users of feel-good stimuli. Whether it be the more obvious choice of alcohol, tobacco, marijuana or drugs — or the less thought about feel-good kick we get from sugar, chocolate or caffeine. Either way, when we indulge, our brain rewards us with a dose of feel-good chemicals that keeps us coming back for more.

Many suffer from addiction, but we’re all addicts when it comes to our pleasure reward system. Just pleasure-seeking junkies — Constantly in pursuit of our next feel-good High! Continue reading “Our Inherent Addiction To Pleasure”

Chronic Pain and Addiction: My Story

Admitting publicly that you have an addiction is like revealing a dark personal secret, an embarrassing character flaw or weakness. And for men, this has long been strictly taboo. Back in my day, right or wrong, men were to suffer their self-perceived weaknesses in silence! And for most of my life — that’s how I felt too. Continue reading “Chronic Pain and Addiction: My Story”