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no leaders please – Charles Bukowski


invent yourself and then reinvent yourself, change your tone and shape so often that they can never categorize you.   No Leaders Please Charles Bukowski invent yourself and then reinvent yourself, don’t swim in the same slough. invent yourself and … Continue reading

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Who teaches us to be normal when we’re a one of a kind?


You, and every one of us is one of a kind. Best estimates have it that there have been about 100 billion humans, each one unique: a one-off. Only you gets to be you. Who teaches us to be normal … Continue reading

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Do what you wanna do – T Connection


Let no-body tell you what to do Gotta be y’own judge and the jury too ah ah ah-ha! Gotta do your thing And let it all hang out. Gotta really show them What you’re all about.   Do What You … Continue reading

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Where’s your head at


“Where’s Your Head At” Where’s your head at? (at? at? at?…) Where’s your head at? (Where your head at? Where your head at? at? at? at? at? at? at?) Where’s your head at? (Where your head at? Where your head … Continue reading

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Hearing Voices at UoT – Open Minds: Wed 29th March 2017


Very pleased to be leading a workshop  at U of T’s Grad Minds organised Conference Open Minds: Making Headway… Wed 29th Mar, 2017 Session 1c Hearing  Voices 6.40pm to 7.40pm Hearing Voices Kevin Healey (RecoveryNetwork:Toronto) – An invitation to join … Continue reading

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When diagnosis sets us apart…


Such is the power of its hold over our way of understanding ourselves in recent years that if  you look up the word in a dictionary of current usage you’ll need to take a long gaze to get beyond its … Continue reading

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Hearing Voices Cafe Toronto- 2017


Emancipate yourself- different kind of conversation about what it means to be human at the Hearing Voices Cafe, talk, listen, drink, eat.
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Reclaiming our Bodies and Minds


Free your ass and your mind will follow Free your mind and your ass will follow Honored to be invited to present today with very good friend Jonathan Balazs at Reclaiming Bodies and Minds at Ryerson University in Toronto… Hearing … Continue reading

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you see all kinds of weird shit


  Hector DeJean, played by Rhys Ifans, is a stereotypical hard-ass-jerk character in “Berlin Station”, here he’s being interviewed/ interrogated  for an investigation into an “op” that went “bad”. This is his response to being asked : Tell me more … Continue reading

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Experiences of being a psychiatric patient in the community, reclassified as “other’’


What’s it like being designated as a “psychiatric patient” reclassified from human being to “case” ? I wonder, even,  how many of you have even met a clinician who could be bothered to ask. Here’s one who does ask, Janecke Thesen … Continue reading

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