The Myth of Normal and Toxic Culture - Dr. Gabor Maté
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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.    Bonus:                                                                          - Get your copy of Dr. Gabor Maté’s new book here  👉  - Subscribe to 'Mindvalley Membership' to discover 65+ transformational Mindvalley programs – at a surprisingly low annual fee. You can also watch our podcast sessions live, interact with the guests, connect with the world’s best teachers and find your community here 👉      Like this episode? Subscribe to our podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or your favorite podcasting app. Share this with your friends on Instagram or Twitter.
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