Johann Hari on Depression, Addiction and Connection - E47
“The best journeys are not where you find yourself, the best journeys are where you find other people...” ~ Johann Hari
In this episode Amisha meets author and journalist Johann Hari. Johann’s best-selling book ‘Chasing the Scream’ is focused on addiction and the war on drugs, while his most recent publication ‘Lost Connections’ dives into the deeper causes and unexpected solutions for the rising tide of depression and anxiety.
Together Johann and Amisha discuss how our society and culture is failing to meet people’s needs in the most basic way. They speak about the discourse of rage and humiliation that dominates our current socio-political context and the origins and impacts of our addiction to ‘junk values’.
During his 30,000 mile quest to understand depression, addiction and connection Johann encountered people from all walks of life seeking to heal the epidemic of depression and anxiety. We hear stories from across the globe of communities banding together to recover collective control, meaning and connection.
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