Category Archives: sh!t is f#cked

Trauma and the Goldilocks zone…


Are you traumatized enough? …too much? … or just the right amount? …”to qualify for services” Specifically, “…to qualify for inclusion” in a study being conducted into into a new therapeutic approach advertising itself as “trauma informed therapy”. What it … 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

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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

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How the modern world makes us mentally unwell


From School of Life, Some of the ways that modern world we’ve built for ourselves and each other leads to so many of us struggling and becoming un-well. It’s so prevalent that we had to invent a name to call how we … Continue reading

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Can CBT help you not get eaten by lions today?


CBT – Cognitive Behavioural Therapy – has, by now, been through the full cycle of having been the latest fad in “mental health” services.  It starts with being trialled, then touted as the latest cure-all, then operationalized and stripped-down, manualized, … Continue reading

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Grenfell Tower – Ben Okri


It was like a burnt matchbox in the sky. It was black and long and burnt in the sky. You saw it through the flowering stump of trees. You saw it beyond the ochre spire of the church. You saw … Continue reading

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Baboons in suits


Robert Sapolsky on how hierarchy has a destructive force in body and psyche in individuals and community. He is talking about baboons, the ones he’s observed for decades along with the effects of stress upon health and behaviour. His observation … Continue reading

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Chokehold: Stop and Frisk


Stop-and-frisks are brutal assertions of police dominance on African American men, through sexual harassment, torture and even terrorism. Continue reading

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How I feel – A tribe Called Red


And it’s hard to listen- but listen
Cause it’s much harder living it than listening…
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Wonder Woman at the UN


    Next instalment – Dainius Pras reveals his superpowers…

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