A bit more on thought
There is a difference between thinking positively and being delusional.
The line is fairly fine.
Positive thinking and having good thoughts about someone is a great way to support people.
Thinking well about other people may even help them heal, love and grow.
Delusional happens when others insist we need to believe it as well.
I write this because I’ve met people who are delusional. I have very ill, former clients who believe all sorts of nonsense. They insist that their belief, their version of reality is real and necessary despite the fact that what actually is happening stands in stark disagreement with them.
Having said that, I believe in laughter. I believe in levity.
And, I believe in the power of ridicule.
Many of my Gen X friends and I have been unnerved by the recent events in the Ukraine. I’ve written here about my nuclear war nightmares.
The fear comes from a perceived threat.
Is it real?
Here, bombs are not falling.
Here, there isn’t an immediate th…
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