10 Yung Pueblo Quotes to Inspire Your Healing Journey

Martin O'Toole
3 min readFeb 2, 2020

The author of Inward has touched my heart

Photo by Ashley Batz on Unsplash.

A year sober, I left my home country, friends and family, to start a new life in Bali; a tiny yet renowned geographical centre of healing.

There are many things this beautiful tropical island offers to the broken — all of which my decrepit spirit devoured with the drive of an oxygen-starved flame.

Having spent the best part of a year in solitude, I occupied the no man’s land between blissful solace and a methodical war with my ego.

During this time, I’ve been in full-on learning mode — heart and mind wide open to myriad possibilities I’d previously ignored or shunned. The most forthright and excitable learning I’ve done in 44 years of living the ‘Martin story’. I’ve voraciously read works of philosophy, theology, spirituality, and psychology — surprised to be enjoying every minute of it.

“I was never addicted to one thing. I was addicted to filling a void within myself with things other than my own love.”

— Yung Pueblo

Everyone’s healing journey takes a different pace and direction, and we all find inspiration in our own way. Amongst my many new discoveries, one contemporary author stood out for me like a lighthouse in a tempest. I’m sharing some of his wisdom…



Martin O'Toole

Psychedelic integration coach and counsellor, How To Die Happy author, podcaster, and mental health advocate writing about healing and the Anatomy of Happy.