Saying I’m fine and faking it

What is the difference between meaning it, and faking it?

Saying you are fine when you are not

Text and drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt

Often when we say we are fine, but know we are not, it is about either protecting ourselves, or those close to us.

The terrible thing is that sadly we often ends up exposing everybody, more than protecting anybody, by being in denial or unrealistic about the real situation and challenges...

Drawing of a virus creature. "Really I'm fine" Psychology illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt
“Being fine” is not always what it seems

Keywords: covid19, corona virus, trust, fear, denial, mindsets, psychology, museum of psychology,

About Museum of Psychology – Visualizing psychology
We understand reality at least through a combination of impressions, metaphors, images, stories and experiences. But also through our dreams, understandings, feelings, music, walk of life, directions, expectations, relations… and much more.

Much of this have in common that we can somehow sketch up maps and drawings of these places, trails and situations. Here on Museum of Psychology I (Frits Ahlefeldt) am drawing up a slowly growing map of our many landscapes of understanding.

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