Mark Sisson

7 Ways to Unwind at Night (That Don't Involve Alcohol)

Last week, I shared my evolving relationship with alcohol. I'm off it, basically. A big change has been at night; a glass or two of wine with Carrie used to be my nighttime ritual. It would help me unwind from a stressful day, relax and reconnect with my wife, and get me ready for bed. So when I decided to give up alcohol -- or at least make it an occasional rather than regular indulgence -- I knew I had to figure out another way to unwind before bed. I haven't really settled on anything yet. I've only explored some of the research on nighttime unwinding and thought I'd share my findings with you.

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10 Ways to Get High -- Naturally

Many of society's favorite psychoactive compounds, both legal and illegal, work by hijacking our own neurotransmitters and brain receptor sites. In other words, they aren't creating something out of nothing nor are they necessarily imposing an alien influence. They only work because our brains are set up to get high and feel pleasure.

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