Category Archives: bollocks

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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how psychiatric diagnosis becomes “proof” of the “chemical imbalance” that causes psychiatric diagnosis


Psychiatric diagnosis is proof of the chemical imbalance that causes psychiatric diagnosis. Continue reading

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Normal is that which none of us quite are


There are no normal people,
any more than there are normal dogs, normal giraffes 
normal events, normal days, average … Continue reading

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Pathways from surviving adverse experiences to being deemed “psychotic


We will likely be told we have “lost touch with reality”, whatever that means, when the truth is it’s really not hard to understand: we are struggling to feel safe in the world. Continue reading

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(I don’t need you to) set me free – Grinderman


“(I Don’t Need You To) Set Me Free” I saw you walkin’ down on the street I called out from my window but you didn’t hear me I lay down and I tried to sleep I waited for you to … Continue reading

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rage, careful where you point it….


Rage is important, our mind-body-spirit telling us something important is not right. It is also mighty powerful and let-loose can do a lot of harm. Thích Nhất Hạnh talks of how anger is like a potato – poisonous if eaten … Continue reading

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Promentalshitbackwashpsychosis Enema Squad


Fried Ice cream is a reality ! Continue reading

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kiss my hairy Greek arse – George Michael


Kiss my hairy Greek Arse
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The Detective who hears voices and sees dead people


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Mostly, we’re just full of…


Another in a series from Dave Umbongo reflecting on how humans and voices humans might hear are alike…

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