I learned this, at least, by my experiment; that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. He will put some things behind, will pass an invisible boundary; new, universal, and more liberal... Continue Reading →
Whether or not you've ever dealt with a full-blown addiction, the compulsive desire to distract oneself from the pain of being human is universal. For this reason Gabor Maté's work and insights can be valuable for anyone. Addicts, like those who get labeled with mental illness have something in common. They have histories of TRAUMA Gabor Maté helps us understand about our humanity and that of addicts too. We're all very much the same.