Pleasure Ain't All It's Cracked Up to Be
WellStart co-founder Howard Jacobson and the very good doctor Glenn Livingston, author of Never Binge Again, talk about why navigating life through pleasure seeking and pain avoidance no longer works.
Humans, like all animals, are driven by pleasure seeking and pain avoidance.
Unlike other animals, humans have created an environment in which these strategies lead to misery rather than fulfillment and success.
And unlike other animals, we can override our genetic programming and seek challenge, meaning, and transcendence.