Monthly Archives: October 2017

Crazy – Me Too and The GImme Gimmes

We’re never gonna survive unless We get a little crazy…        

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The shit that I’m in and the pain, them voices louder ‘an Manhattan come chatt’n

The shit that I’m in and the pain I’m literally going insane
them voices as loud as Manhatten come chattn’..
– K’naan Continue reading

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Soulful Strut Holt-Young Unlimited

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bad self – Cabaret Voltaire

Music for dancing with your inner critic…. Continue reading

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Dancing With My Inner Critic – Steve Chapman

“This talk isn’t very good.” “Thoughts” “voice”, inner voice” “inner critic” –  whatever you call yours there are at least as many ways of learning to live with it as there are ways of learning to live amongst humans. Many … Continue reading

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What does “recovery” mean to you?

This started as a post on facebook group in a conversation about recovery. It got a bit long so I tweaked it to go here. I have a blog [this one] with the word recovery in its title, I’ve no … Continue reading

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I feel no shame about my mental breakdown: it helped make me who I am – David Harewood

This week’s World Mental Health Day saw the global mental illness industry work itself into lather: Twit-storming wave after wave of stats and scary numbers at us of just how many of us are diagnosed,  have yet to be diagnosed … Continue reading

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Whatever your voices are, only you can decide.

“Hearing voices” – and hearing voices that others don’t- is not just describing a wide range of human experiences that has been mystified and made taboo but which is remarkably common. In fact, hearing voices regularly is about as common … Continue reading

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Burn Your Village To The Ground – A Tribe Called Red

“Well… Thanksgiving is a complicated holiday for Native people. In a way, each day is a day of thanksgiving to the Creator for the original people of Turtle Island. This doesn’t mean that we don’t enjoy turkey, pie and family … Continue reading

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double dare ya – bikini kill

Double dare ya, double dare ya, double dare ya Girl-fuckin-friend yeah Double dare ya Double dare ya Double dare ya Girl   We’re Bikini Kill and we want Revolution Girl-style now Hey girlfriend I got a proposition goes something like … Continue reading

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