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Pace e Bene – 23 July 2021

July 23, 2021
Gabor Maté, an addiction specialist and author, is known for tracing substance abuse problems to trauma that often starts in childhood and spans generations. (Credit: Lukas Foxx courtesy of

“It’s a subtle thing, freedom. It takes effort; it takes attention and focus to not act something like an automaton. Although we do have freedom, we exercise it only when we strive for awareness, when we are conscious not just of the content of the mind but also of the mind itself as a process.”—Gabor Maté

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