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Bodies with voices, and voices without bodies


It is not the case that some people with bodies are “voice hearers” and some are “not-voice hearers” . The categorization is false –  #fake, made up. Are you an “air breather” or a not-air breather? Its similar. Everyone can … Continue reading

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The brain is a social organ – Dan Siegel


Dr Daniel Siegel talking about how he started out as a scientist, trained as a clinician, became a teacher – always excited to learn as much as he could about the mind. … of how as a scientist he came … Continue reading

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what is to give light…


Victor Emil Frankl discovered a thing or two about what it takes to endure the most un-endurable circumstances and to find our way through…

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The Red Book – Carl Jung – on CBC Ideas


Arrived home late last night to catch the tail end of part two of this excellent CBC Radio broadcast about Carl Jung and his big  Red Book. Jung lived with his own psychosis by immersing himself in it – his … Continue reading

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wishes


   Event:   INTAR/ Leadership Project conference: Toronto November 2011 At the conference in November we asked people to share a personal and heartfelt wish. In the gallery below we share them with the world…. Thanks to Earla for encouraging people to share … Continue reading

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Paddy McGowan: Recovery – time for a change


Recovery- time for a change Guest Post by Paddy McGowan Dec 2011 When I first got involved in the struggle with and in, the survivor movement we were very clear I think about the problem. The problem was what brought … Continue reading

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Trialogue: community dialogue on mental health


When I first heard the term “Trialogue”–   I was at the same time puzzled : why would anyone want a dialogue with only three perspectives? and intrigued : sounds interesting, something like  the dialogues that  I was familiar with and witnessed … Continue reading

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David Webb – Talking about Suicidal Feelings


Changing the way we think about the urge to die David Webb is opening up a different conversation worldwide about suicide and what it means to individuals, and our understanding of ourselves that sometimes some of us have the urge to … Continue reading

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recovery – with attitude


Recovery is more about living than defining how we should live. It’s about being who we can be, about me living the life  I can live rather than the life you want me to live so that you can feel comfortable. It’s … Continue reading

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meaning


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