Updated: Sep 14
In a world where daily stress and anxiety are pervasive, a growing number of people are embracing microdosing as a potential solution. As microdosing continues to demonstrate its efficacy in alleviating symptoms of depression, anxiety, and stress, our curiosity is moving towards the advantages of merging microdosing with practices aimed at nurturing elevated emotions, such as gratitude and self-love for example. This combination has the potential to serve as a promising pathway to move from good to great and so towards attaining sustained well-being. In this article we are going to explore how.
Creating a Positive Feedback Loop
Microdosing opens the door to heightened awareness, making you more attuned to your emotions and surroundings. When you introduce practices that deliberately evoke positive emotions into this mix, something magical happens – a positive feedback loop is born. It's like a cascade of emotional resonance that amplifies your feelings, propelling you into a more meaningful experience, where positive emotions compound and you are thrown into an upward spiral.
Imagine the beauty of it: as you microdose and become more in touch with your inner emotional landscape, incorporating practices that heighten those emotions will magnify them exponentially. Feelings of self-love, gratitude, unconditional love for the world and all its creatures will make your heart burst right open. So you'll find yourself on a journey that's not only deeper but also richer in its emotional texture.
Strengthening Neural Pathways for Well-being
Our brain is a remarkable organ with an incredible capacity for adaptation and rewiring. Microdosing has the power to influence this process, and when you add heightened emotions into the mix, the results can be astonishing. Think of it as a workout for your brain's positivity muscles.
Practising heightened emotions while microdosing can strengthen the neural pathways associated with positive feelings. It's like forging a superhighway in your brain for joy, gratitude, and contentment. This enhanced connectivity isn't just an interesting neuroscientific concept; it's a direct path to improved overall well-being.
As you microdose and engage in these heightened emotional practices, your brain starts to form new, more resilient pathways. This means that over time, you'll find it easier to tap into those positive emotions even when you're not microdosing. Your capacity for joy and resilience in the face of life's challenges grows, contributing to a more fulfilling and emotionally balanced existence. In a world where we are starved for love, where the media, politicians and our parents (bless them) are constantly feeding into the fear-based narrative, it is a radical act to nurture high vibrational emotions.
Incorporating elevated emotions into your microdosing routine is a potent strategy for enhancing your well-being. By creating a positive feedback loop and strengthening your brain's neural pathways associated with positivity, you're embarking on a journey that can be truly life-changing. If you are looking for tools to practise elevated emotions, then check out our card set as one of the sections (rise) focuses specifically on that.