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Drawing on current research and interviews with experts and everyday people, award-winning journalist Jodie Gould explores the universal need to feel good in High: The Guilt-Free Guide to Healthy Pleasure and Escape. Through this engaging read, we explore the history of how and why people have continued to find ways to expand their consciousness and the biology of getting high, including what these altered states look like in the brain. From there we learn why some people can use mood-altering chemicals with few consequences while others struggle with addiction.
At the heart of Gould’s provocative findings, she identifies six pleasure principles that show how anyone can experience the best and most lasting natural highs through the joy of:
moving and playing
connecting with other people
finding purpose and meaning
and giving to others
High is your guide to experiencing the greatest high of all: Life itself!