The need for Authenticity – Gabor Mate

Dr Gabor Mate is a renowned addiction expert, speaker and author. He is sought after for his expertise on trauma, addiction, stress and childhood development.

In this brilliant video, Dr Gabor Mate talks about the connection between certain personality traits and diseases like cancer. He emphasizes on the need for authenticity, which people so often suppress from a young age and explores the reason behind such suppression. He talks about the close connection between emotional life and the immune system of the individual. The talk ends on a very positive note with Gabor quoting his teacher.

Video source : Youtube

Original source : Youtube channel scienceandnonduality

2 thoughts on “The need for Authenticity – Gabor Mate

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  1. There is definitely a link between stress and a weak immune system.Negative emotions when suppressed often lead to stress which in turn affects our immune system in the long term. A compromised immune system then triggers many diseases.


  2. Thanks for your comment! It makes so much sense the way he explains it – some of these emotions serve the same purpose as the immune system. You suppress one, you automatically suppress the other.


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