Increasing Serotonin levels

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Increasing Serotonin levels

Postautor: silver_bullet » poniedziałek, 6 stycznia 2014, 14:41

I've recently found an article (click!) about increasing serotonin levels by proper diet and a few behavioral habits.

What do you think? Are we the ones responsible for the throught happiness in our life or is it a thing that can be hacked to further increase the joy of life?
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Re: Increasing Serotonin levels

Postautor: Venus w Raku » środa, 15 stycznia 2014, 08:42

Years ago, I thought I had a low seretonin level, so I tried "the diet". It didn't work for me. Still I think I have low seretonin level or so called "happiness factor", probably I was born like that and there is no hope for me. Genetics is a powerful force on my body so why it shouldn't be powerful on your psyche. And I think most of my family lacks a "happiness factror" and this is why I am lacking it.

But Seven doesn't need more seretonin. Probably, your secretion is too much for you. You are a joy of life, you apprciate life much more then I do. So, I really don't know what is wrong and what you want.
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Re: Increasing Serotonin levels

Postautor: silver_bullet » środa, 15 stycznia 2014, 11:35

Do not underestimate the power of The Dark Side. We too have times when we're worried and paranoid.

You can't believe in genetics and blame it for everything. It's like denying evolution. I've an example in my family that genetics can be overcomed.
Denial. That's what such backed up stance is called.

But the general question stays the same: do you think it's all about serotonin levels, and that by controlling them we alter the quality of our daily lives? Or do we need something more?
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Re: Increasing Serotonin levels

Postautor: Venus w Raku » środa, 15 stycznia 2014, 12:52

silver_bullet pisze:But the general question stays the same: do you think it's all about serotonin levels, and that by controlling them we alter the quality of our daily lives?
Noooooooo! Or I don't know. Or I am too confused. In modern times it is all about seretonin level (being happy and adaptable to the ever changing enviroment). And I am affraid I don't have energy and stamina, to keep up with modern tiimes and changes
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Re: Increasing Serotonin levels

Postautor: silver_bullet » środa, 15 stycznia 2014, 13:02

So it's fear... :)
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Re: Increasing Serotonin levels

Postautor: Venus w Raku » środa, 15 stycznia 2014, 13:35

It is fear, anxiety and constant worry All traits of One and fobic Six. But don't you think you are too smart and too sensitive to be an Enthusiast?
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Re: Increasing Serotonin levels

Postautor: silver_bullet » środa, 15 stycznia 2014, 13:59

I've always had a weakness for two's in my life, best friends and even partners... We learn easily with observation, you know. Imagine an intelligent beast with emotional perception but without the fear about self worth.
Good day :-)

That condition you've mentioned does sound familiar though. A few of ones that I know well enough to talk about soul told me that this is a condition they were having that has something to do with the evolution of the inner critic that constantly paralyzes with fear any action undertaken. Fear about anything, mostly irrational, or a simple reasonable doubt escalated and boosted to crazy sizes.
We know.

There's a metaprogram to change the inner critic to an advisor role.

The one I know about is based on getting to know your own body well enough to read your own instincts thus enabling you access to your own conscious emotions.
The key is in there.
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Re: Increasing Serotonin levels

Postautor: Venus w Raku » środa, 15 stycznia 2014, 14:43

Potatoes are better than carrots. I lke pototeoe.

I don't even want to comepete with you...
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Postautor: silver_bullet » czwartek, 16 stycznia 2014, 12:39

Not a competition. More like a manual and a roadmap.
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Re: Increasing Serotonin levels

Postautor: boogi » piątek, 17 stycznia 2014, 22:58

silver_bullet pisze:But the general question stays the same: do you think it's all about serotonin levels, and that by controlling them we alter the quality of our daily lives? Or do we need something more?

Yup. I think there's more than just "happiness hormone" or what you want to call it. If you are too optimistic (as with high level of serotonin you are), then you just look "at the bright sight of life", and only on it - but life has more sides than just this one. There are some problems and though situations in life, and when you are just "positive" and don't look on those dark sides, then you can end up badly, when you won't see approaching danger in time.
In modern times, there's so much less danger that can meet us, most of us can live up lives up to theirs highest potential, enjoy the joy of life, so higher than usual levels of serotonin could be beneficial. But, as with everything - be reasonable*.


*ha ha, I'm saying that to Seven :)
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Re: Increasing Serotonin levels

Postautor: silver_bullet » sobota, 18 stycznia 2014, 00:04

The paradox of the inner critic talking about the broad view available...
Yes, I know. The maturity and in my opinion true joy comes out of knowing and appreciating the bad sides of whatever, but still focusing on the good ones.
If you prefer - hope. Sometimes nearly blind.
But it does create opportunities.
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