I worry about you.

September 8, 2013 § 8 Comments

Falling elephant.I come from a family of inveterate worriers.

If worrying were a profession we would be at the top of the game.

I know, worrying has a bad reputation.

I am here to speak about its positive side.

What is worrying anyway?

Viewed correctly, worrying is an emotionally charged form of planning. Worry scans the horizon of upcoming events and follows the paths of multiple possible outcomes.

My grandfather, Nonno, rehearsed potentially difficult encounters taking both sides of the conversation. “I will say…then he will say…then I will say…” until he had worked himself into a froth over the nerve of the other guy, talking to him like that!

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