Monthly Archives: September 2014

I always feel like I’m guilty of something – Albert Camus.

Within intellectual society, I don’t know why, but I always feel like I’m guilty of something. It seems that I’m always breaking one of the rules of the clan.
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Perhaps there is a beast… maybe it’s only us.

Three score years ago today saw the publication of Lord of The Flies, William Golding’s allegorical tale about who we are, especially when we get together. I don’t know what he would have made of that modern question that is … Continue reading

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Living With My Voices – Kevin Healey

Brief film interview with Kevin Healey, about his a personal journey of learning to live with and interpret the voices only he hears; then learning to using that to offer training for people who work those who might struggle with voices they hear. @The Trauma and Mental Health Report.
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do you pop a pill when you’re feeling ill?

…if you do then you’re in the minority.
Pill medicine is not the only medicine.
80% of the world’s population depends on other, traditional healing methods. Continue reading

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those voices in your head that say “You’re Shit!” – Nick Cave

Interview with songwriter, playwright, novelist and cool icon Nick Cave on his creative process and how, for him, “those voices in your head that keep saying: ‘you’re shit’ you know, and ‘it’s no good‘,” are a part that process. . … Continue reading

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George Clooney – the coolest “voice” in space ?

George Clooney, not hearing voices but playing  a “voice” Matt Kowalski in a key scene from the movie Gravity. Gives the lie to the “in space no one can hear you…”. Well, in Hollywoodland at least, Sandra Bullock can hear … Continue reading

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July in Toronto 2014 – reflections by a friend from Taiwan

    Back row:  Kevin Healey, Carmen Carrasco, Leslie Morris, Karyn Baker, John Read, Heinz Klein. Front row: Dave Umbongo, Rufus May, Will Hall, Michael , Keris Myrick, Eleanor Longden. Photo: Ling. . Some say – and it is much … Continue reading

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Worker Training- Workshop#1: Accepting Voices – Fri 21 Nov 2014

Innovative training designed to leave you feeling more competent and more confident to work one-to-one with people who hear voices and struggle with their experiences. Continue reading

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Jack Kerouac reads from On The Road

Jack Kerouac reads from his On The Road. -Published 57 years ago yesterday. [And cheers to Mr.J. for that info]

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reality – much weirder than anyone’s imagination

I learned a long time ago that reality was much weirder than anyone’s imagination – Hunter S Thompson Continue reading

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