Category Archives: human diversity

Hearing Voices Cafe – Calgary

Hearing Voices Cafe comes to Calgary ! Friday 4th May 2018 6pm Hosted by Psych Survivor YYC At: Weeds Café 1903 20 Ave NW     Big thanks to Psych Survivor YYC working with us and also opportunity to attend … Continue reading

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Empire State Human – Human League

With concentration My size increased And now I’m fourteen stories high At least!!       Empire State Human Since I was very young I realized I never wanted to be human size So I avoid the crowds and traffic … Continue reading

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Chris Evans on learning to live with his “noisy brain”

Captain America offers a little peer support. 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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the creative maladjustment of a nonconforming minority

The saving of our world from pending doom will come, not through the complacent adjustment of the conforming majority, but through the creative maladjustment of a nonconforming minority. Martin Luther King Jr.

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More to dying than meets the eye

Anyone over a certain age has likely had the kind of experience of a family member having died and being laid out in the poshest room of the house for a couple of days. These days that’s not how we … Continue reading

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Hearing voices is more common (and less ‘crazy’) than we might think

A great piece from UK Metro News three years ago with some facts and figures about just how common it is for people to hear voices. And a  great graphic too. Hearing voices in our heads is more common (and less … Continue reading

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when we change the way we look at things…

When we change the way we look at things what we look at changes -Max Plank There is no such thing as “objective reality” that can be observed by wholly objective observer. The very act of observing changes what is … Continue reading

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Those who hear voices…

There are those who hear voices and those who haven’t yet. Continue reading

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no measure of health…

It is no measure of health to be well-adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
-Jiddu Krishnamurti Continue reading

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