posted on Nov, 23 2008 @ 02:39 PM
I'm putting this one out there out of curiosity more than anything.
We all hear about the negative effects of alcohol on the brain, but i am interested in an effect that could be deemed as positive, at least if it is
used to it's full effect.
Quick background on this question, i am a total lightweight when it comes to drink! A one pint wonder, it literally only takes me a pint and i'm
well on my way to the wobbly legs syndrome and spinning head. Cheap night out i guess.
So i rarely drink. I don't drink at home, maybe a pint or two a week at the local. That said, once a month, i might get down the pub and have a
few...well two or three and something bizzare happens. I get a rush of great ideas and the feeling to sort things out on my life. It's like an
alcohol induced brainstorming session!
They are not crazy ideas either, they make perfect sense, are workable and very much related to areas of my life that i may want to improve on
(health, lifestyle, ideas for new work products.) It makes me want to get home asap and put them all into practise. When i do, they really do improve
that area of my life.
I know it's a common thing for people to get whammed and "put the world to rights", but is there something that happens with the brain when you add
alocohol that could make it more productive? They say peoples inhibitions go when they have a few drinks, do you think the same is happening with the
inventive and inspirational aspect of the brain?
Don't worry, i'm not about to start drinking heavily for inspiration lol, but it does make me feel like having one "inspirational session" once a
month to keep things ticking along!
Thanks for any advice.