A piece of life A piece of my life is online. It’s called a thesis. I went to look at the meaning of this word to better understand how I would create and write this work. I found defining words, such as: affirmation, proposition, work to be defended. The thesis Ethics of the Encounter, defended in December 2018, is first…
Whispers of life become diagnoses of depression, panic syndromes, and so many others that are now encoded within a time frame relative to the operating logic of medicine, minimizing the perspective of the body as a world map and responding to an operative line of conduct of the disease: consultations, examinations, diagnoses, prescriptions and medications.
So, how can we bring back the strength of patient narratives to the scene of health spaces? How can we make it so that these narratives are able to enter a plane of expression as a way of guiding medical practice as a fundamental principle of healing? How can we provide spaces for patients and professionals to use this relational turf as a place of power to cultivate health? Connecting with each other and yourself through life stories: this is the proposal of Project Voices.
Memory is not an organ that merely recollects facts, with which we intend to fix what has already happened. In our memory, the past changes constantly.
It is a progressive, living, narrative process that differs from data storage. Each account teaches others what they currently think and leads them to learn from others what is thought. This simplicity is its true strength.
We believe that by sharing these themes we will be stimulating discoveries about how to develop health, we will be collaborating with others who are going through similar experiences, and we can inspire the learning of health professionals about the art of meeting and connecting with the patient.
Here are some tips for uploading your video and your VOICE, narrating your experience. A lot has happened throughout this recovery process, hasn’t it?