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uppy-downy mood-swingy kind of guy – Stephen Fry


Stephen Fry at bigthink.com Talking about his live with ups and downs of living with mania and depression and how he sometmes stuggles but is also thankful. “It’s who I am – I’m an uppy downy mood swingy kind of … Continue reading

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The Coalition of No – Seth Godin


No Sucks No, you are not normal No, you have a chemical imbalance No, you need to take these drugs No, you need to take them for the rest of your  life No, you lack insight No, you need to … Continue reading

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Iian McGilchrist – The Divided Brain


Iian McGilchrist’s RSA talk The Divided Brain – how its not quite the way we used to think but the brain is profoundly divided and how we need to think of not being either left or right brain – but left … Continue reading

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Pat Deegan – emancipatory technologies


Pat Deegan talking with students at MIT.  The measure of our technologies is the degree to which they allow people to free themselves I think the measure of our technologies is the degree to which they allow people to free … Continue reading

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John Forbes Nash – A Brilliant Madness


Image via Wikipedia You may be more familiar with the hollywood movie “A Beautiful Mind” which inevitably romantices some parts of John Nashs story – notably the usefulness of antipsycotics in his recovery. This documentary for  PBS includes Nash’s own words. It tells … Continue reading

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Skillin’ an Stylin’


We’ve featured my friend and toronto based  mentalskillness.com before. Now mentalskillness has stylin’ buttons to share so  that you can show off your own willin’ to be skillin’ -ness… all you need do is go to mentalskillness.com to get one before they … Continue reading

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There is a Fault in Reality


Excellent 30min movie about people who  hear voices. Features Jaqui Dillon, Peter Bullimore  and John Swift link… [snagfilm id=”f2511e70-c2b0-11e0-bf7a-0026bb61d036″] Now available on You Tube… -thanks Jacqui Dillon

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Jennifer Hudson Sang Again After Hearing Dead Brother’s Voice In Her Head


Jennifer Hudson Sang Again After Hearing Dead Brother’s Voice In Her Head If we hear voices it does not mean that we are are ill or disabled – it simply means that we  hear voices. Hearing voices is a normal human experience … Continue reading

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the doctor who hears voices


film the doctor who hears voices click here to watch the documentary film the doctor who hears voices featuring Rufus May as he works with Dr Ruth, helping her learn how to live with the voices she hears.

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