Category Archives: Healing

Truth allows suffering to speak


The condition of truth is that it allows suffering to speak. Dr Cornel West
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get by – Talib Kweli


Just to get by, just to get by Just to get by, just to get by   Get By – Talib Kweli [Verse 1] We sell crack to our own out the back of our homes We smell the musk … Continue reading

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weird shit that’s difficult to talk about…


We can talk about difficult experiences
in ordinary ways
and in ordinary spaces.
So we do. Continue reading

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listen like you remember…


Listen No, not that listen-for-the-next-opportunity-to-interrupt kind of listening. Nor that listen for my next opportunity to sell you my favourite treatment, my favourite modality, my favourite, favourite kind of fix. Just, listen. Nope, not listen so I can tell you … Continue reading

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Workshop: Carnival des Voix – Toronto 14th Jul 2017


This event is sponsored and hosted by CS Info Centre Free workshops for those who struggle with experiences like hearing voices that get called names like “psychosis”, and that can be isolating and difficult to live with, and difficult to … Continue reading

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Dialogical Self – Hubert Hermans


Hubert Hermans summarizes dialogical self  – a way of understanding the complexity of what we experience within what we call “I”… “What happens is that the society between people can also happen within the self.” – Hubert Hermans. Hubert Hermans summarizes “dialogical … Continue reading

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Workshops: Carnival des Voix – Durham Region – Jun, Jul 2017


Free workshops for those who struggle with experiences like hearing voices that get called names like “psychosis”, and that can be isolating and difficult to live with, and difficult to talk about. Following on from capacity-building workshops in Durham region … Continue reading

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Headdress


Filmmaker JJ Neepin recreates her great-grandfather’s portrait and explores the meaning, the responsibility and the weight of wearing a headdress. “To me, the headdress is a symbol of leadership.”   “A headdress carries so much weight.’ Why I made the … Continue reading

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Why did I go Mad?


BBC Horizon documentary aired in UK on 2nd May, 2017. Why Did I Go Mad? It starts us off in familiar territory, deep within the orthodox belief – the story that that people who hear voices have a thing called … Continue reading

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Primordial Mind


If, like me, you live your life knowing first-hand and full-well, from bearing daily witness to the limitations of  thought, logic, reason and order as over-indulged, over-privileged, overrated,  as well as both limited and limiting ways of understanding  the world-universe … Continue reading

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