Are you or someone you know affected by addictions? It’s interesting to think about this concept introduced as “bonding creates purpose”. When these bonds (career, relationships, community, etc) fail or break down what unhealthy habits do you tend to bond with? What are the things that make you feel like you can’t bare to be present in your life? What steps can you take to rediscover purpose and relationship with the wider society?
I do think that there is more going on neurologically than has been addressed in this tedtalk. However, there are some good pieces for us to reflect on here. For sure, bonding creates purpose in our lives. Please also read the following blog article for more on anxiety and mental health: