How often do you find ourselves reacting to the slightest concern and amplifying it to an emergency status? In some form or other most of us have noticed how and when we’ve catastrophised something.
How often do we find ourselves worrying about how other parents or people see us? Whilst we can’t read minds, we can paint a pretty painful picture in our heads of what we believe they’re thinking or saying to themselves. But what use is that?
Today I become a dad. For the first time. 12 years ago that is. It didn’t seem unusual until I reflected that, out of a number of reasons, I do what I do because 12 years ago I became a father.