well, as you can see, i haven’t done much with this blog lately. i am busy with other things right now but at some point i will come back to write more (and at some point i will also find a way to oust the viagra people who keep trying to hijack my blog! it’s… Continue reading the non-mental health camp recap: community support
the 3rd edition of MentalHealthCamp vancouver is happening soon! on july 23rd, precisely. the conference is about the intersection between social media and mental health. is this a topic you’re interested in? would you like to talk about it, or lead a workshop? here’s your chance – our call for speakers. we are looking for… Continue reading call for speakers for mental health camp vancouver 2011
abrakadabra into this evening, this evening of mist and silvery-grey clouds abrakadabra flies the crow, the big, big, crow, can you see it – ? no you can’t, it’s made of stuff you can’t touch but it’s there, can you feel it – ? aaah, yes, abrakadabra the evening crow with its big wings, and… Continue reading oh! it’s poetry month!
okay, after great breakfast meeting with raul this morning, we’re starting to roll with this year’s mental health camp! the theme this year is diversity! maybe even with the exclamation mark 🙂 it was through great conversations with jay peachy and steven schwartz that we came up with the idea. diversity is about diversity of… Continue reading mental health camp YVR ’11: diversity
i am here at hycroft, the lovely, lovely 100-year-old home of the university women’s club of vancouver. my friend MJ ankenmann had invited some vancouver bloggers to join her in the unveiling of a painting in honour of the many 100-year events that will happen here in 2011. just now i interviewed donalda falconer, who… Continue reading at hycroft
first live blogging in a long time! sitting here with 12 others to discuss putting together a mental health conference with a focus on the south asian community in british columbia. for those of you not familiar with the term “south asian” – it refers to people of mostly indian background, e.g. people with ethnic… Continue reading south asian mental health conference
a few months ago, some people in switzerland came up with paper.li, a program that organizes links shared on twitter into an easy to read newspaper-style format. newspapers can be created for any twitter user, list or #tag. (there is a fun little wordplay to the name: the “li” at the end, a sort of… Continue reading psychology dailies
a few days ago, i went to a fabulous workshop with rob des cotes of the imago dei community about st. john of the cross. i’d like to share my notes with you. but just a bit of an intro. maybe this post could be prefaced with another preface, written by r. kirkham at amazon… Continue reading st john of the cross