~fragments from beyond the edge~

Pseudosanitysplaining:
People In positions of authority who imagine they are not insane telling you that you are insane.

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it’s always an adventure into the ordinary…what is, is.

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Waking up and healing the body are destructive processes that then require rebuilding of both body and psyche.

A heck of a year for me…thoughts and Top 10 posts of 2018

December 25th was  the anniversary of the day I was in ICU almost dead last year. I was fearing winter most of the year but it’s turned out far better than I expected.  I am alive today…following the love of life-force within me that continues to heal this body which remains challenged (but only in the eyes of those who do not understand sacred illness) … I AM. And I am continuing to heal and celebrate life in ways I didn’t know were possible. …

Smoke and Flames: Silence In A World On Fire – By Will Hall

A corrupt world is built brick by brick by individual acts of shame and silence. Can we break the silence that protects misconduct even while it means being exposed ourselves? Psychiatry and the mental health system are failing, but they are also just sets of human relationships, relationships we are also part of. …

…the art of articulating insanity…

Poetry as the art of articulating insanity in palatable and beautiful ways. It is the language of insanity, love and the general expanse of psyche in all directions. A language that points to access to the all… Every human being experiences the great expanse in unique, never-before-lived, ways. Insanity can be difficult and scary or it can be grounded in the humility of coming to clarity. This is a poem written in clarity. 

Vulnerability, explored

By: Imogen Sita Webber –This exploration of life requires great vulnerability, earnestness, openness, radical honest and deep inquiry. It’s a truly destructive process, one that burns everything that you are not with such a fire that not even a whisper of the false is left. …