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Wednesday, 07, December, 2022

“I will listen, I will believe, I will not label distress by any other...

  My life started with my mother trying to abort me. I was stubborn even then; I wouldn't go away.   On the day I was born...

Love for my Mad Self

Note: I have used the word 'psychosis' in this blog. While this has medical implications and does not capture the experience of everyone with...

Why Do People Self-Harm and What Can We Do to Stop It?

It is sobering to consider the reasons why someone who is programmed from birth to avoid pain and to flee danger would purposefully inflict...

What Does it Mean to be Anti-Psychiatry? Thoughts of a Cartoon Anteater

How did I get here? What turned me from loyal acolyte into fearsome-clawed rebel, itching to take on the high priests of psychiatry? Well, there is nothing like being given a taste of psychiatry’s vile medicine for igniting the revolutionary furnace and getting it glowing white hot.