HomeGrown Humans - Dr. Gabor Maté - Trauma

HomeGrown Humans - Dr. Gabor Maté - Trauma

What do we do now to create a world where human needs get met? Physician and renowned addiction expert, Dr. Gabor Maté, joins Jamie Wheal for a timely and relevant conversation on trauma. Dr. Maté is highly sought after for his expertise on a range of topics including addiction, stress and childhood development. Dr. Maté sheds light on the importance of awareness and compassion for oneself and others. Disempowerment and passivity is bad for your health. In this episode we discuss:

  • How addiction and trauma are linked
  • What causes tuning out or absent-mindedness
  • The correlation between poverty and higher cases of ADHD
  • Why it’s better to be disillusioned than illusioned
  • The tools and environments that help to heal trauma

“I don't think the system on its own is going to recover from its insanity without a lot of impetus, activism, and engagement on the part of a lot of people.” -Dr. Gabor Maté

Tune in to learn why Dr. Maté shares that the first step to healing trauma is to have some dissatisfaction with your experience of life and believe that you deserve something different. There is no magic ticket to healing, and in this episode we discuss some of the tools that may be helpful while on a healing journey.

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  • Randy Bennett
  • Dee
    Wonderful conversation, thank you. A statement towards the end resonated with me in particular, about my work not being meant to be finished. I can’t change the world but I can make an impact in an individuals life, one person at a time, and that collectively makes the difference
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