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Category Archives: Adversity
I hurt myself today To see if I still feel I focus on the pain The only thing that’s real Johnny Cash I hurt myself today To see if I still feel I focus on the … Continue reading
The saving of our world from pending doom will come, not through the complacent adjustment of the conforming majority, but through the creative maladjustment of a nonconforming minority. Martin Luther King Jr.
I can’t stand up for falling down I can’t stand up for falling down “I Can’t Stand Up For Falling Down” I’m the living result I’m a man who’s been hurt a little too much And I’ve tasted the … Continue reading
Wonder how the “voice inside your head” finished off that sentence… Some straight talking… Here’s some data: A person who has been given a diagnosis of psychosis is three times more likely to have been abused as a child than … Continue reading
Bessel van der Kolk at bigthink.org offers a potted history of psychiatry and society’s difficult relationship with trauma. Psychiatry started as study of what were then deemed bizarre behaviours, but discovered they were understandable when considered in context with extraordinary … Continue reading
Jessica Valenti on her experiences growing up in New York City, especially experiences of dicks on subways, of the very real and lasting effects it can have and the compromises that women and even young girls have to make in … Continue reading
Jim Van Os and his big list of schitzo stereoptypes “Schizophrenia” does not exist. That some people struggle and suffer and become isolated by that is not in doubt, especially here. That they suffer because they have a “thing” and … Continue reading