Monthly Archives: August 2017

how psychiatric diagnosis becomes “proof” of the “chemical imbalance” that causes psychiatric diagnosis

Psychiatric diagnosis is proof of the chemical imbalance that causes psychiatric diagnosis. Continue reading

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Normal is that which none of us quite are

There are no normal people,
any more than there are normal dogs, normal giraffes 
normal events, normal days, average … Continue reading

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Fidelity – Regina Spektor

All these voices I hear in my mind
All of these words I hear in mind Continue reading

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Workshop#1- Accepting Voices @ UoT: Fri 27 October 2017

Shortlink: This workshop is open to all.  Registration is required, limited places available. NOTE: If you are a current Grad Student at U of T please see note about spaces available to you for free through UTGSU Grad Minds. … Continue reading

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Chokehold: Stop and Frisk

Stop-and-frisks are brutal assertions of police dominance on African American men, through sexual harassment, torture and even terrorism. Continue reading

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Thunderstruck – Steve’n’Seagulls

Big thanks to my friend SD for this one… Who knew Finnish Bluegrass-Metal was a thing?

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I’m Shippin’ up to Boston – Dropkick Murphys

I’m shipping up to Boston whoa I’m shipping up to Boston whoa I’m shipping up to Boston whoa I’m shipping off…to find my wooden leg “I’m Shipping Up To Boston” I’m a sailor peg And I’ve lost my leg Climbing … Continue reading

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HV Group Toronto – Fall 2017 dates

HV Group Toronto begins its eighth year in Sep 2017. Continue reading

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Good thoughts bad thoughts…..

Travel like a king Every ending is a new beginning Life is an endless unfoldment Change your mind, and you change your relation to time Bullshit thoughts rot your meat Think right, and you can fly The kingdom of heaven … Continue reading

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Pathways from surviving adverse experiences to being deemed “psychotic

We will likely be told we have “lost touch with reality”, whatever that means, when the truth is it’s really not hard to understand: we are struggling to feel safe in the world. Continue reading

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