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Some of the books I read in 2023


Dopamine Detox : A Short Guide to Remove Distractions and Get Your Brain to Do Hard Things by Thibaut Meurisse

  BOOK REVIEW: 5 stars out of 5. "Dopamine Detox" by Thibaut Meurisse offers a refreshing take on productivity and personal growth in our modern, fast-paced world filled with distractions. In this concise yet impactful book, Meurisse introduces readers to the concept of dopamine detoxing, a method aimed at reducing dependency on instant gratification and reclaiming control over one's life. Meurisse begins by explaining the role of dopamine, a neurotransmitter associated with pleasure and reward, in driving our behaviors and influencing our habits. He argues that the constant stimulation of dopamine from various sources such as social media, video games, and junk food has led to a society plagued by distraction, procrastination, and dissatisfaction.  The heart of the book lies in Meurisse's practical strategies for implementing a dopamine detox. He advocates for periods of intentional abstinence from activities that provide instant gratification, encouraging readers to