Category Archives: Learning

What’s it like round here?


Seth Godin often pops something into my inbox that shows me a way to say something I’m struggling to find a way to say and to share… Community standards “What’s it like around here?” It’s a fair question to ask … Continue reading

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Understanding Trauma – Peter Levine and his Slinky


Peter Levine’s work unlocks our understanding of how trauma works within us – and how we can heal ourselves and find ways to support others in their healing, In this short [6min] clip he uses a slinky to demonstrate how … Continue reading

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reality is whatever you can get away with


What we can learn to make sense of is without limit. Continue reading

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Open letter from a mother in recovery


The thing we call “Mental Health” system so often clamps its iron jaws around us – disabling not just the person given the diagnosis but also their entire family. The effect can be devastating, and it often takes a decade or … Continue reading

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The Sanity of Insanity


Madness is not only understandable – its sometimes necessary 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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Hearing Voices Training – Workshop #1: Accepting Voices – Fri 14th Oct 2016


This unique and innovative workshop offers you a non-diagnostic understanding of the kinds of experiences like hearing voices that are that are sometimes called “psychosis”. Continue reading

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Hearing Voices Training – Workshop #2 – Working With Voices – Mar 2016


Opportunity to gain deeper understanding of hearing voices ; powerful insights you can integrate into your worldview, and practical ways of working in the safe spaces you create with people who hear voices.
Join us in enacting a world that understands voice hearing – a world that is easier for us all to live in. Continue reading

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What makes us human – Lamb


And out in the blue The planets turn and swim If they only knew What makes us human What Makes Us Human  -Lamb Throw me a line so I Can feel the way More than a sense of time Could … Continue reading

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rebel yell


He lives in his own heaven Collects it to go from the seven eleven Well he’s out all night to collect a fare Just so long, just so long it don’t mess up his hair. He lives in his own … Continue reading

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