Category Archives: work

do anything you wanna do – Eddie and The Hot Rods


I’m gonna break out of the city Leave the people here behind Searching for adventure It’s the kind of life to find Tired of doing day jobs With no thanks for what I do I know I must be someone … Continue reading

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Beyond madness: a modern approach to hearing voices


Not sure why the authors feel the need to label it “modern” since hearing voices its mostly about about really, really, really  old stuff like listening, which is as old as the hills, but this is a nice piece by … Continue reading

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some days…


Thanks to a friend in Spain for this one, and dedicated to another friend who this week started in a new job….

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mind games – Kwame McKenzie


Wonderful article by Kwame McKenzie in Walrus Magazine,  March 2013. In Mind Games, Kwame McKenzie takes us on a brief tour through the history of attempts to regularize and standardize diagnosis in psychiatry, encoded in three major systems of diagnosis – … Continue reading

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Mental illness at work: the last taboo


Article from [UK] Daily Telegraph , stories of three women and their experiences of difference, disability and the difficulty of staying in or getting back into work. Includes the very wonderful Rachel Waddingham who joined us by Skype  in September … Continue reading

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