Let’s start by acknowledging the awful botch-job quality of this photo collage. I know, it’s terrible.
It’s on purpose.
Yesterday Scott sent me a link to the video below and I laughed hysterically, from a deeply painful, yet wise place. I don’t know all the psychology behind why we laugh at video bloopers of other people’s pain, but the one that makes the most sense to me around this one is what Dr. William F. Fry, psychiatrist explains in the the science of laughter that, “play frame” puts a real-life event in a non-serious context that prompts an unusual psychological reaction. In this case, my visceral reaction was so strong that I stopped what I was doing and shared the video in our mastermind group. It was like I needed to know that I wasn’t the only one.
And of course, I wasn’t.
The image on the left is from our last GNO, two lovely …