maté trauma law
17 min –
every case of addiction originates in trauma
2 kinds of trauma.. 1\ overt – (something bad happens ie: abuse) and 2\ developmental (something good that should have happened doesn’t ie: connection).. and trauma again: separates ourselves.. we lose ourselves.. also gives us a very negative view of the world.
other places he also says.. every case of ie: disease/cancer.. which.. i’m just calling addiction as well.. at least a symptom of our addictions..
accept people as they are.. not judge them.. understand they are slaves to something inside them.. something happened to create that compulsions.. and that something that happened was rooted in pain..
have to get to the core trauma..
rarely today do we deal w the trauma.. the medical profession is traumaphoic
via Jason fb share
why are so many adults haunted by trauma (interview from june 2017)
The essence of trauma is disconnection from ourselves. Trauma is not terrible things that happen from the other side—those are traumatic. But the trauma is that very separation from the body and emotions.
So, the real question is, ..
“How did we get separated and how do we reconnect?”
so.. let’s get back to not yet scrambled ness..
via cure violence tweet:
Tackling trauma early can reduce violent crime https://t.co/LUXo5JC4B5
Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/CureViolence/status/1021531681650561029
Your startling assertion that we can cut violent crime by 50 per cent by tackling childhood trauma should be essential reading for anyone who cares about the scourge of youth violence in London.
we can do better..