Monthly Archives: December 2017

Pain is strange…


Pain arrives BANG,
and there is us, It sits on you.
It’s real. Continue reading

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The Trap – A Peculiar Kind of Freedom


Adam Curtis’ three-part documentary: The Trap …tells a tale of early days of what we have these days come to call “neoliberalism”. Drawing as it does on BBC Archives of the time it focuses on the peculiarly British version then … Continue reading

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On some faraway beach – Brian Eno


Given the Chance I’ll Die Like a Baby On Some Far Away Beach   Given the Chance I’ll Die Like a Baby On Some Far Away Beach When the Season’s Over Unlikely I’ll Be Remembered As the Tide Brushes Sand … Continue reading

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Blamestormfixing or healing…?


Seems we have a cultural addiction to blamestorming and blamestorm-fixing: at the first signs of discomfort we look around for the nearest person to blame and discharge our discomfort on them. We might just yell and  them names and leave … Continue reading

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Pale Blue Dot – Carl Sagan


Look again at that dot. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives. The aggregate of our joy and … Continue reading

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Psychosis 2.0 Infosheet


Fresh ideas and different perspectives on what clinicians call “psychosis” – but you don’t have to – and put together by people who’ve been there and wanted to share some of what they learned from their experiences. You don’t have … Continue reading

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Wounded Healers: How peer support workers help patients in crisis


Peer Workers do not have magic faerie dust but this podcast sheds light on what’s possible and some of what it takes to integrate peer support into clinical settings, even a busy “Emerge” or “ER”…
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Changes – Charles Bradley


Cover version of original song by Black Sabbath. It took so long To realize And I can still hear Her last goodbyes     I feel unhappy I feel so sad I lost the best friend That I ever had … Continue reading

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What if we could…


What if we could interpret the voices a person might hear that only they hear – and especially those most difficult to hear – as if they were part of some kind of ‘map’, or ‘collage’, or ‘mash-up’ or even a mirror of their life experiences?
You can. So, what’s holding you back? Continue reading

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I am the scream inside your mind…


I am the SCREAM inside your mind… – Mr Robot From: Mr Robot S2 E3          

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