“Shhh.Don’t wake up the grief”, Said the assumption.

An assumption: “something that you accept as true without question or proof” https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/assumption We all make assumptions. I do. You do. This article is full of them. I’d like to invite you to a  reading and reflection exercise to get things started. I have put together some comments below – fictional – but based on true events. As you read them, I invite […]

A TWO-Question Approach to Anxious Thoughts

I’m curious. Hands up (or heads up!) if you have found yourself or do find yourself encountering an unsettling or anxiety inducing situation only to spend hours, even days, coming up with a bunch of possible outcomes, predictions and explanations (stories) and then find you that none of these stories materialized as you thought? That’s […]

What is the least empathetic thing someone has ever said to you?

    “Well Fanie, that’s life.” I was told after, at the age of 11, I watched a car run over a cat on a highway by a car. (Just for some background context this was in a rural area in Southern Greece back in the 90’s). Thanks! I feel much better. Right?!!! What a […]