Category Archives: hearing voices

The shit that I’m in and the pain, them voices louder ‘an Manhattan come chatt’n


The shit that I’m in and the pain I’m literally going insane
them voices as loud as Manhatten come chattn’..
– K’naan Continue reading

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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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Fidelity – Regina Spektor


All these voices I hear in my mind
All of these words I hear in mind Continue reading

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Workshop#1- Accepting Voices @ UoT: Fri 27 October 2017


Shortlink: http://wp.me/p1gxmN-47E This workshop is open to all.  Registration is required, limited places available. NOTE: If you are a current Grad Student at U of T please see note about spaces available to you for free through UTGSU Grad Minds. … 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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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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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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Durham Hearing Voices Cafe


Big-up to folks in Durham region coming together with cafe Cocoa and Joe to host a Hearing Voices Cafe in the heart of The Shwa! Oshawa. The world changes when we change it: -what are you waiting for? Durham Hearing … 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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