“Common to all illness, whether of mind or body are the traumas imposed by life in the modern world.”


Today’s guest is a brilliantly original thinker and bestselling author on addiction, trauma, parenting, and the social context of human diseases and imbalances – Dr. Gabor Maté. Contrary to mainstream medicine, he asserts that most health issues and diseases aren’t individual problems but reflections of a person’s relationship with their physical, emotional, and social environment. Join Dr. Maté and Vishen for a fascinating discussion on how personal and societal responsibility cannot be separated when it comes to mental and physical health.


Dr. Gabor Maté was a physician for nearly 30 years whose best-selling books have been published in more than thirty languages. He skillfully weaves together scientific research, case histories, and his own insights and experience to present a broad perspective that enlightens and empowers people to promote their own healing and that of those around them. He is also a co-developer of a therapeutic approach, Compassionate Inquiry, now studied by therapists, physicians, counselors, and others internationally


Listen out for:

– The reason behind health deterioration despite the increase in our lifespan.

– What toxic culture is, what’s causing it, and what to do about it.

– 50% of Danish men are infertile and Dr. Gabor Maté knows the reason.

– How can our disease or tragedy become our biggest teacher.

– How public health can be improved by having a child-honoring society.

– How both Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton unwittingly promote childhood trauma.

– How to heal your trauma and the role of spirituality and psychedelics. 



– Get your copy of Dr. Gabor Maté’s new book here  👉https://go.mindvalley.com/B8vifP4A 

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