Everyday I learn that trauma is more physical than I realized. It is also a connecter, a path to shared empathy and relating. Watching the video below was surreal at times, almost like my brain was waiting for this information, but also familiar with the content. My whole perspective on trauma and addiction changed immediately.
Gabor Mate: Trauma as disconnection the self: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tef5_HK5Zlc