Reengaging with the World “Happy New Year 2023 🎆”

AFTER 30 DAYS DOPAMINE FAST (2 min audio read on Medium @FLO Mystic) My addicting brain chemical is rushing like a flood. It has been some 30+ days. I would even say 40 days since I have pulled away, took time off alone to myself (writing on Medium) and deliberate decrease of the usual dopamine high IContinue reading “Reengaging with the World “Happy New Year 2023 🎆””

Response to Dopamine Nation, by Anna Lembke, MD

30 OF 30 DAYS (4 min audio read on Medium @FLO Mystic) Here I am at the completion of this excursion. Reflecting to evolve. Reminiscing to feel. Recalling details to tell my story. 30 Days Dopamine Fast to reset my hedonic set point. My pain and pleasure baseline. If sounds elementary to say, “I feelContinue reading “Response to Dopamine Nation, by Anna Lembke, MD”

Evolution of A 40 years aged Woman

29 OF 30 DAYS (3 min audio read on Medium @FLO Mystic) Somehow I have always bounced back up higher and stronger than where I’ve landed last. Same is true that I dread saying, “I do not fear a thing” for that would be a fabricated internal reality. As confident as I’ve experienced myself theContinue reading “Evolution of A 40 years aged Woman”

ANGER: feeling, emotion, being

27 OF 30 DAYS (3 min audio read on Medium @FLO Mystic) The voice is getting louder. The words articulated imply a building up of a potential outburst for intense emotion, which can be unpleasant to be around. “Don’t be angry.” I’ve heard this many times throughout my life and it makes me even moreContinue reading “ANGER: feeling, emotion, being”

A World of Many

24 OF 30 DAYS (3 min audio read on Medium @FLO Mystic) This notion that, “Parallel Realities exist and co-exist…” I was brought up in tradition. History of family beliefs past on from generations to a generation. That the world is not all good. There is evil. Some things you fight for and some, “it isContinue reading “A World of Many”

Motivation to Pursue

23 OF 30 DAYS (3 min audio read on Medium @FLO Mystic) I didn’t want to kill myself. That was enough hope for me to know that I was going to be okay. Yet, each moment of everyday wasn’t easy to say the least. I couldn’t get up and off the bed. I was sleepingContinue reading “Motivation to Pursue”

Informed Consent

16 OF 30 DAYS (3 min audio read on Medium @FLO Mystic) “The information on this list I am consenting to as acceptable. I’m not asking you to comply if its inauthentic to you. However, If you want to date me and eventually be in a romantic relationship & life partnership with me, then I do needContinue reading “Informed Consent”

Discovering Treasure

8 OF 30 DAYS (3 min audio read on Medium @FLO Mystic) I dread most mornings than some, getting up, getting ready, being at my best self, fully functioning adult, presenting myself as a professional. I will not accredit so much to covid, but since covid, along with the experiences during its time, I noticed IContinue reading “Discovering Treasure”

The Beginning of the Last

(3min audio read on Medium @FLO Mystic) Yikes, feels like a daunting task. I have envisioned this day and thought when it was still in the future, “that would be pleasant.” HA, I don’t usually use that adjective to describe an experience nor a feeling. I’m realizing that it would indeed be a “pleasant” experienceContinue reading “The Beginning of the Last”

The Driver of My Internal World

(2 min audio on Medium @FLO Mystic) I often start this highly reflective writing with, “I don’t know where to begin,” as I feel flooded with delight and satisfaction, I almost feel clueless. Quite opposite as I have much to say. I’m realizing how powerful these chemical releases in my brain system truly are. IContinue reading “The Driver of My Internal World”