The truth about addiction: Its not about control its about connection.

Everything You Think You Know About Addiction Is Wrong | Johann Hari | TED Talks Its not about control its about connection.

Philip Zimbardo: The demise of guys: Dr Zimbardo explains why we are seeing boys in our culture struggle with social and emotional development.

Gary Wilson PhD: The Great Porn Experiment:  Dr Wilson gives us the truth about why porn is a “super-stimulant” and how it is damaging the brain and sexuality.

Jim Coan PhD: The Hand Holding Experiment: Dr Coan explains why our need for connection is the antidote to stress and tension, and I suggest that the ability to reach out to others in moments of distress the the basic need that is scrambled by compulsive behavior and must be re-initiated in order for recovery to occur.

Brene Brown PhD: The Power of Vulnerability: This vulnerability is in contrast the the isolated perfectionism that has infected our culture and that plagues those that suffer from shame and compulsive and addictive behavior.

Understanding the power and importance of empathy and connection in relationships and in the world.

Understanding the need for attachment and security

See the effect of love on the brain and the body.

The power of empathy time and technology will change you and the world.

Stress is the trigger for all addictions. This video of Kelly McGonigal tells us the power of stress and that it ultimately drives us to connection.

Betrayal is like “death by a thousand cuts” says Esther Pearl. Listen to her explaination of affairs and how to fix them.

The power of empathy: Helen Riess at TEDxMiddlebury