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We believe people can and do recover from "mental illness" - because we are living it. We believe in the power of supporting each other: learning from and with each other. You are welcome to join us..

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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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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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Lobster tales…


Best thing I read this last week.. was this piece by Benjamin P Hardy at Thrive.Global.com and thanks to Matt at InspiredLiving.com for pointing a claw to it. How to Reach the Next Stage of Your Personal Evolution “Every next … Continue reading

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If decolonization begins with…


If you think colonization ended some time ago, time to think again. If you think a colonized world is consigned to the past, its time to think again. If you think colonization has noting to do with you, then you … Continue reading

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Hearing Voices Fall 2017 Toronto, Ajax, Oshawa, Whitby


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