How Emotional Pain causes Addiction & Compassion heals it!

I have been observing for years is what my colleague Gabor Mate Gabor speaks so well of in this short video. Addiction has become so widespread, it’s an epidemic in our modern world. Around 240 million people around the world are dependent on alcohol, more than a billion people smoke, and more 16 million people use injection drugs, such as heroin…and alcohol, sex, food, shopping, work, and an addiction to destructive and limiting ‘conditioned thinking’…we all have them. And for each addiction, there is a human in pain, trying to escape from the torment inside of them.

We can heal addiction. Watch to learn how:

Dr Gabor Mate says the root cause of addiction is pain, and the attempt to escape pain actually creates more pain that can be healed through mindful compassion.

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