Category Archives: Ideas

There’s so very, very much more to it than popping pills.


 Opinion piece, and personal account,  from Guardian columnist Deborah Orr on her experience of being prescribed then first taking “anti-depressant”. After five week process she was prescribed by a doctor she never met with no conversation about what to expect … Continue reading

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Zen-ass-dude in The Pain Cave


Taylor Phinney, “zen-ass-dude” and pro-cyclist and time-trial specialist on how all the voices in his head are “bread-and-butter “ “you kinda got to get to that point to be able to win any of these bike races”. The image below … 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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The danger of a single story – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


  Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at TED on the danger of a single story and how, as she says:       “That is how we create a single story: show a people as one thing, as only one thing, over and … Continue reading

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Phat Planet


  Phat001 Here’s to waiting… Here’s to you Ahab! The phat drummer hit the beat with all his heart..

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Truth allows suffering to speak


The condition of truth is that it allows suffering to speak. Dr Cornel West
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Wonder Woman at the UN


    Next instalment – Dainius Pras reveals his superpowers…

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Franz Fanon – Cornell West


Cornell West paying tribute to Franz Fanon          

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An Indigenous Journey to Leadership | Eddy Robinson


Boozhoo A couple of years ago I had the great honour and pleasure to meet and spend a day learning much from Eddy Robinson as he shared with us some Indigenous ways of knowing. Here he shares from his own … Continue reading

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emotional body signatures


Where in your body do you feel that? Continue reading

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