I’m in the extreme minority as I don’t drink coffee and have cut it out of my life long ago for strategic and practical reasons, this is why.

Disguised as an aromatic and inviting liquid, coffee temporarily empowers us with energy and clarity while seducing us as its slave. Ultimately weakening our actual energy and clarity, along with our wallets.” – John Cain

Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world, third behind water and tea. That makes 2 out of the 3 most consumed drinks of our civilization to contain caffeine, a psychoactive – the most widely used drug in the world.

But that’s not why I attentively don’t drink coffee, because I feel with moderation and responsibility, many drugs, legal and not so legal, are perfectly fine.

At a certain point in my life I decided to cut my vices and reduce dependencies to the absolute necessities. Specifically in this case, I didn’t want to be dependent on coffee and caffeine to function at my best in both my personal and professional life.


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