Monthly Archives: April 2017

Mad determination to make experiences Normal

At the end of the Indiegogo campaign in October 2016 I almost gave up on launching #EmergingProud. People had started to ask for their donations back because I hadn’t reached anywhere near the target I needed, and a comment on … Continue reading

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Re-thinking Madness – What has to happen to make it safer for us to communicate our ‘madness’ in society?

Join us for the international discussions happening on the 12th May all over the world to initiate solutions on this subject….tickets for the London hub are going fast! Would you like to have your say? Are you someone who fears … Continue reading

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“Importantly, I realized that this subtle sense from within was intuition, my connection with the divine, my guidance, and yes it could be trusted even when it didn’t seem logical.”

Brian Farlinger has been a Director of the Canadian SES (Spiritual Emergency Service) for the last decade. Brian knows only too well that peer support is vital when we’re going through a spiritual emergence process, and that ‘the only way … Continue reading

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Global film premiere: watch the world as it #EMERGESPROUD from the comfort of your home sofa…


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If/when, we survive, then is when we can begin… Then we emerge: done with self-loathing. Finished with feelings of not-good-enough-ness…

Margaret Rose Allen Anciola has a powerful tale to tell. She describes herself as a “Foreign Service Brat, with an  American father from Oklahoma. Mexican Mamá from the DF. Made-in-Mexico. Liverpudlian (UK) by birth. Childhood in República Domincana. Schooling also in … Continue reading

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Your voice matters; experiencer, supporter, mother, brother, nurse…”normal human experiences” can connect us all, if we allow them to.

Significant moves away from biomedical paradigm are starting to happen in mental health services, with trauma-informed models of care being increasingly referenced in Government documents. This transition from ‘What is wrong with you?’ towards ‘What has happened to you?’ is … Continue reading

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Childhood awareness of spiritual phenomena and sexual abuse; personal trauma has led Elizabeth Sabet to be acutely aware of the importance of speaking out…and she has a great deal of wisdom to share.

Fear runs deep with sharing such profound personal experiences because of the narrow- minded understanding we have in our culture of, not only spiritual experiences, but also the causes of mental distress. Elizabeth Sabet knows this only too well through … Continue reading

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