Health

Hearing Voices

Hearing Voices is a symptom of serious mental illness; it is also something I can releate to. In this article, The New Statesman cites the pioneer of The Hearing Voices Network. Something I am tempted to sign up for – although I am hesitant to go. What is boils down to is that people who hear voices were born in the wrong era; have a look online for Bi-Cameral Mind and you will strike gold.…

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Situational Conundrum

What brings out the worst? One more question: Is it possible to adjust your life so that you show up more often in situations that bring out the best? Can you have an agenda, a rider or an itinerary that makes it more likely that the world around you is what you need it to be? Because if you can’t, there’s one other option: Can you change your posture so that the situations you’re in…

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I Like Blogging

One reason that successful and prolific singer-songwriters are prolific is that as soon as they’ve written a song, they can record it and publish it. And a huge advantage of having a daily blog is that the software is always open, waiting for you to write something. Your story doesn’t have to be a book, it is simply your chance to make a difference. “Here’s what I see, here’s how you can be part of…

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TPN HCR

As I write this The Parish News is quarter of an hour in to being broadcast on on Harrogate Community Radio, the best radio station in Harrogate in my opinion. I have had a very sleepless night before hand (it is now the evening) and I am starting to wind down. Wonder Woman is on the telly and we had pie for tea; it is a relaxed house that I write from tongiht. But, I…

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TPN RE

This blog post is about The Parish News and Resonance EXTRA. I have the good fortune to be broadcast on the esteemed Resonance Network – it is a great Network that can be tuned in by 4.1m people. I am unsure how many folk actually listen to my show, The Parish News, but it is a heartening thought that a couple of hundred people may be listening at any given point. The station I am…

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Ijo Pona Redesign

Ijo Pona, the Blog of Harrogate’s Funny Little Man, has had a bit of a face-lift; a bit of a redesign. It is one I am happy with and one I hope to stick to for the coming year. I have crossed all of the “t’s” and dotted all of the “i’s” and it is looking doozy. Another point to note is that I am now using Disqus for the comment system – the old…

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