The prescription is: “Fun and play to achieve your health and fitness goals.” Does it sound too good to be true? This is Alexandra Jamieson’s advice, stop suffering and over-working out; there is a science about play, and you need to know about it! Listen to this podcast and awaken the child in you, who has been waiting to go out and play, being happier is the path. Enjoy the show!
[:57] Alexandra Jamieson’s career briefing
[1:47] Play and pleasure being your new sugar substitutes
[2:01] Why do humans crave sugar?
[3:40] What is the biggest cause of sugar cravings?
[4:05] We are emotional creatures, and sugar makes us feel better.
[4:35] There are physical cravings to avoid pain and move towards pleasure.
[6:01] Why aren’t doctors talking about the emotional part and the physical part?
[6:55] What do you do if you have emotional cravings?
[8:50] Free days are required when you have to go out and have fun.
[9:39] What is the science behind play and pleasure?
[10:55] The brain boost on serotonin, when feeling gratitude and valued.
[11:20] Become a hugger!
[12:05] The secret path to improve your health is playing.
[13:20] If you get the body you wanted, but you are not happy, you are not going to feel better.
[14:40] What are the three things you enjoyed doing when you were a kid?
[15:53] Support each other without being competitive.
[17:12] Dance every day to make the biggest difference in your life.
[18:09] Craving tests Jjvirgin.com/cravingsquiz.
[19:05] Most creative thinking comes in a relaxed moment.
[19:28] Breakfast sets the pace for the day.
[20:37] How do you sweeten coffee without sugar?
[21:20] Four things to sweeten your food.
“If we don’t have enough pleasure, sugar becomes our only method to getting pleasure.”Click to tweet
As always, remember:
You are worthy. Dare to live a life that matters.