Aiden is an artist and is also diagnosed as a schizophrenic. He calls himself a schizophrenic artist, one of his pieces of work made up of four crucifixes stamped in […]
In 1993, in an interview in the News of the World, the Hollywood actor Anthony Hopkins made a remarkable admission, he claimed he heard strange voices in his head, “I’ve […]
Brian Wilson from The Beach Boys (Extract from transcript of interview on Larry king Show, 20/08/2004 with Brian and Melinda Wilson ) M. WILSON: Because all of the sudden – […]
The experiences of Charles Dickens were widely publicised by the author himself. He used to tell the tale with relish about becoming so involved with his characters that they actually […]
The late Doris Stokes, the renowned English medium heard the voice of what she regarded as her spirit guide, the guide was called Ramonov, a Tibetan monk. At first she […]
Emanuel Swedenborg (1688 – 1772) was a Swedish scientist, philosopher, Christian mystic and theologian. Swedenborg had a prolific career as an inventor and scientist. At the age of fifty-six he […]
On October 11, 1994, John Forbes Nash, Jr. won the Nobel Prize for pioneering work in game theory. Nash was 66 and, for most of his adult life he’d lived […]
John Frusciante from the Red Hot Chili Peppers: I had just so many mental problems. It wasn’t until I was 28 that my brain actually felt like a spacious place. […]
Joshua Slocum became the first person to circumnavigate the world single handed in 1898 aboard a boat called Spray. He claimed to have been aided by the ghost of Christopher […]
Mahatma Gandhi, the man who almost single handedly achieved Indian independence from Britain, relied on an “inner voice” for guidance. Here Gandhi describes his experiences and beliefs about his voices: […]
Philip K Dick was an American science fiction writer, who died in 1982. Eight of his stories have been adapted into films to date, including “Blade Runner”, “Total Recall” and […]
Robert Alexander Schumann (June 8, 1810 – July 29, 1856) was a German composer and pianist. He was one of the most famous Romantic composers of the nineteenth century, as […]
It was at the age of thirteen and a half, in the summer of 1425, that Joan first became conscious her “voices” or her “counsel.” It was at first a […]
Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis wrote, “ During the days when I was living alone in a foreign city … I quite often heard my name suddenly called by […]
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