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Addiction is not in itself the problem, it is rather the attempt to solve a problem...

Posted by LP User on Thursday, November 29, 2018,
Brilliant article where Gabor Mate, Specialist addicioin dr refers to addiction as not a disease/ disorder nor an addictive personality, but rather a response to loss/ trauma usually in childhood.
Compulsive behaviours are damaging in the long term, but "solve" the problem temporarily. What I mean by this is that it makes the current situation more bearable. So using is an attempt to find happiness....

So finding healthier ways to find happiness and resolving childhood trauma must be part of th...
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A suggested solution for all conditions: TRE

Posted by LP User on Thursday, August 14, 2014, In : TRE 
http://youtu.be/EZ1_qTqaEs4

TRE is spoken of here as a replacement (or an addition) to meditation, a healing measure for injuries/ body pain, a solution to relieving stressful habits (e.g nail biting). Both candidates highly recommend this process from their own experiences. They talk of how TRE takes you into your body and helps to calm the body/ mind.
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Dr Gabor Mate talks about addiction and power

Posted by LP User on Monday, March 3, 2014, In : addiction treatment 
"Any behavior that gives you temporary relief/ pleasure which causes consequences, but you cant give it up"

Some peoples' brain are more susceptible to liking dopamine (the chemical that is produced after most substances are induced)?
How?
What has happened to these peoples brains (in childhood)?

It is imperative to look at the past environmental factors to understand this: stress, abuse, neglect, emptiness, loss, trauma... brings about the "hook" of dopamine.

People in power often are empty, trau...
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