On the October 22nd Common Day, I presented a paper for consideration for publication in the Silberman social work journal Voices; it is entitled “Chaos in Action: An Examination of Co-occurring Bipolar II Disorder & Alcoholism.” The presentation went well, and the Q & A afterwards lasted for years, so my fingers are crossed that the Voices board will accept my work. Here’s the Prezi that went along with the jillion index cards I put together for the presentation. Luckily, I had what I wanted to discuss easily accessible to my conscious mind because I left a whole section of index cards in the library (I retrieved them later), and my Prezi wouldn’t work on the computer in the room. It took some gathering of myself, but I pulled it off.
Considering the topic, I was crazy nervous. But self-disclosure – “radical disclosure” – is an agenda I intend to push. Disclose the shame away. I’m totally singing that in my head to the tune of a Peaches song that is absolutely inappropriate.
Anyhoo, here’s the Prezi: