Monthly Archives: June 2018

Children Separated From Their Parents at the Border Show Signs of Trauma

WNYC News reports how children separated from families at the US border are being brought to public hospitals in NYC showing signs of trauma – having been wounded by their experiences and showing “symptoms of psychosis”.  Surprised? Given that being … Continue reading

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How we can bring about mental health support to refugees – Essam Daod-

Essam Daod shares a story of  one way we can bring brief, important support to refugees at critical times. And also offers us a window of insight into how any of us might support any other of us  midst potentially … Continue reading

Posted in Adversity, Crazy World, Emancipate yourself..., Trauma, woundedness | Tagged , , , ,

We Fight – Dashboard Confessional

And there’s still a kid somewhere that needs to hear this That somebody cares, that somebody knows We Fight Dashboard Confessional We were the kids that left home probably too young But we took our share and maybe then some … Continue reading

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Way down we go – Kaleo

Kaleo – Way down we go. Lyrics Father tell me, we get what we deserve Oh we get what we deserve And way down we go Way down we go Say way down we go Way down we go You … Continue reading

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The Strength of Women | Little Girls Don’t Stay Little Forever – Erin May Kelly

  Erin May Kelly reads herd her poem The Strength of Women |Why Little Girls Don’t Stay Little Forever. I watched on the TV Kyle Stevens… and she said: “Little girls don’t stay little forever. they turn into strong Women … Continue reading

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She’s Got a Friend Called Katie – The Indiana Drones


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Delinquent – The Indiana Drones

I’m pretty f#ckin optimistic for a pessimist… Get more of Justin Zucatto and his band The Indiana Drones: website The Indiana Drones album on apple music:

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Street Soccer Toronto – Summer 2018

Like it says… All you need do is show up. Bring a team bring your friends, bring yourself. Riverdale East Park Just south of Danforth n Broadview. Saturdays 12 noon  to 4:00pm [Games are not four hours long but two … Continue reading

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What’s Goin’ on? Marvin Gaye

“What’s Going On” Mother, mother There’s too many of you crying Brother, brother, brother There’s far too many of you dying You know we’ve got to find a way To bring some lovin’ here today – Ya Father, father We … Continue reading

Posted in Crazy World, music, sh!t is f#cked, Uncategorized, what's going on?

Hypernormalization – Adam Curtis

Hyernormalization – a documentary by Adam Curtis. Adam Curtis: I have a new film going up on iPlayer this Sunday – the 16th. Here’s a background to what the film is about. And a trail. We live in a time … Continue reading

Posted in real disorders in a crazy world, sh!t is f#cked, what's going on?