Monthly Archives: October 2016

Unmasking Masculinity – Ryan McKelley


Ryan Mc Kelley talking about mens health and connectedness and how we can help men be more connected. He starts by talking about how we historically socialise boys and men to mask their emotions. He mentions “the male emotional funnel system”, … Continue reading

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Amanda Todd


Amanda would have wanted everyone to know how much she hurt emotionally and how the same thing also hurt thousands of other children and youth each day. Amanda couldn’t stop what was happening to her and it was her dream to make it right for others. She thought it would help to tell her story for others to hear. Continue reading

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Difference, discomfort and discovering…


Seth Godin on differences, the line we draw, and the energy we waste drawing it,  between “us” and “those people” as a way of dealing with our discomfort at not knowing how to handle difference. And yet, we are more … Continue reading

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What is “psychosis”?


Look it up and you’ll find all kinds of nonsense  up/downloaded as answer to that question, most commonly: “Loss of contact with reality.” What does that even mean? For sure, whoever says that to you most assuredly has.   Truth … Continue reading

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loop in my heart – M-Flo ft. Emyli & Yoshika


  You called/I called/we talked/we laughed/we did… That lighthearted summer In no time we/caught up/and uh… One thing led to another… In love/in what?/In love/say what?/say what?… Girl I can’t be your lover He said/she said/rumour?/rumour?… Baby… You know the … Continue reading

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walk away – Tom Waits


There are things I’ve done I can’t erase I want to look in the mirror, see another face I said never would I do it again I want to walk away, start over again.   Dot King was whittled from … Continue reading

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#NOTokay


Reposting  a piece by a good friend to recoverynetwork:toronto – one of the millions who shared their first experiences over the last few days. To men everywhere: It’s time to end this crap.   #NOTokay #notMYshame #endthiscrap   #notokay by … Continue reading

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Control…


Humans are funny lot, obsessing over some thing they call ‘control’ – but its a weird word, like humans can control anything… like as if any thing controls any other thing… “Control is about as real as a one-legged unicorn … Continue reading

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Just breathe….


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The line between…


    The line between hallucinating and perceiving is not as crisp as we like to think. In a sense when we look at the world, we are hallucinating all the time. One could almost regard perception as choosing the … Continue reading

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