Kintsugi: a theory of addiction self-repair

(This kintsugi article also available as a streamlined slideshow!)


The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places. But those that will not break it kills.” – Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

Every one of us is broken. But like kintsugi, the Japanese art of restoring chipped ceramics with gold lacquer, we can transform our weak points into strong, unique focal points.

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