#004. How to get to the root of our addictions and start the healing journey

Zen Like A Boss

Apr 4 2023 • 1 hr 25 mins

During this episode, Laura gets more personal about things that can get in the way of one's journey to live a more balanced life. The main theme of the episode is self development and healing but we talk about the main symptom : addiction.

Gabor Maté says that 90% of people are addicted and 10% are lying. We often refer to addiction as addiction to drugs and alcohol, but the spectrum of alcohol is way larger than this, we are talking about sex, food, porn, work, video games, gambling, shopping, social media, and so much more, and to different extents.

For this conversation we have the privilege to receive world renowned life coach & addiction recovery specialist, Omar Pinto. With over 15 years experience in addiction recovery his combined NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming), personal development and emotional healing work, he has helped hundreds complete their journey of self-discovery.

In this episode, we talk about…

-  Addiction as the symptom to a bigger underlying lack of self-love; due to trauma that occurred in the past

-  How do we fragment ourselves during childhood in response to not feeling good enough

-       How to self-soothe: positive self talk vs using terms like should referring to shame

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