Radio Show-Bear Psychology

What is Happiness

By Anna Baranowsky | Oct 5, 2019

Happiness is something many of us strive for using all the wrong approaches. We distract ourselves looking for the next big excitement, numb ourselves so we won’t feel emotional pain, seek pleasure in purchases, chase status in position or gaining influence or power and treat ourselves with food that we are not hungry for. Anyone who has achieved fame, fortune, status eventually…

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What is Addiction

By Anna Baranowsky | Sep 5, 2019

We discuss Addiction on Realityradio101.com What is Addiction? Did you know that in the United States alone, 40 million people ages 12 and older abuse or are addicted to nicotine, alcohol, or other drugs? The percentage among the Canadian population is similar. Addiction is a disease that’s usually chronic in nature. It affects how the brain and…

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Dopamine Nation – Freeing ourselves from overconsumption and instant gratification

By Anna Baranowsky | Aug 1, 2019

Dopamine Nation – Freeing ourselves from overconsumption and instant gratification — Bear Psychology Radio Show with Dr. Anna Lembke and Dr. Anna Baranowsky It seems clear to me, that if we are constantly striving to experience only pleasure we will certainly land in a hurting world of pain. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter (or chemical messenger,…

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