This card with this short significant mysterious dialogue was written by  Louise Bourgeois, who died last year age 99. I don’t know when she wrote that…doesn’t really matter. Defining  happiness neither…we all experienced seconds, minutes, years of something that makes you feel  floating or anchored in a joyful being of state…and people around you want a bit of that!

Our society praises Happiness …it seems that it is a bad thing to be SAD! I also know that S.A.D (Seasonal Affective syndrome)) stands for a humor dysfunction that happens to people who are very sensitive to the lack of light, sun light! (I am in that category…I have some moments of deep anxiety and wish to cry when winter comes with his short days…)

I have met a lot of people they are afraid of being  happy or showing that everything is GOING JUST FINE AND MARVELOUS!

They think that if they share that, or show it in a wouldn’t  be fair,  and  they feel guilty. Or maybe we have sometimes difficulty in living fully  the Present.

SER FELIZ, SE SENTIR LEVE, COM VONTADE DE DISTRIBUIR SORRISOS E CARINHO…MOMENTOS ASSIM TODOS NOS TIVEMOS SEJA POR MINUTOS, MESES OU ANOS. Mesmo assim, muitas pessoas têm dificuldade para falar sobre este estado, ou reconhecer para outros que estão muito BEM! por que será? Algumas pessoas me disseram que sentiram culpa, ou que não seria legítimo/justo mostrar isso quando tem gente sofrendo no mundo. Parece mais fácil se queixar do que celebrar… parece difícil VIVER O MOMENTO e saber que vai passar…

Esta carta do baralho foi ” mexido” pela grande Louise Bourgeois; uma reflexão sobre a felicidade e a  nossa estupidez  de sempre achar que não merecemos a felicidade.

When I am happy ….I know it is like a bless, a fresh blow of wind in my face, but the wind continues to refresh others and I let him go… I just keep this moment somewhere in my memory cells.Diálogo: -Não mereço ser tão feliz   -Idiota: vá falar com Sam na .....

About frederica cassis

My name is Frederica Dillen CASSIS, born of a Belgium mother and an Egyptian father, on the 3rd of January 1966 in Brussels, Belgium. I´ve travelled a lot, lived in many countries. Brazil is my seventh country and i live in Sao Paulo for 19 years now. Graduated in Clinical Psychology in 1991, I specialized in Junguian Psychology and in Hemophilia since then. LATEST PROJECTS: 1) Launching IN-HEMOACTION flash cards, where I added new topics like Inhibitors and their different treatments, physiotherapy and a some playful activities like video games! 2) HERO (Hemophilia Experiences Results and Opportunities) sponsored by Novo Nordisk since 2009, exploring through qualitative and quantitative analysis the psychosocial issues involving People with hemophilia, their carers and the health professionals in the treatment process. check this project in my blog Now, HERO is in Brazil! soon the results will be available. 2) P-TET (Pediatric Thrombosis Educational Tool) flash cards in evolution stage, for kids on anti-coagulant treatment...inspired on IN-HEMOACTION flashcards success. 3) I am a co-author along with psychologist Irene Fuchs and Edward Kuebler of a booklet called "Communication, love and sexuality for people with hemophilia, carriers and family" 4) an on going process of a systematic review for the Cochrane Collaboration about "psychological interventions for people with hemophilia and their families" On a more personal level i have 3 three great not anymore children :) Danaê 24, Rubi 18 and Iggy 15) and i love to jogg, dance and read. To walk and look for shells on a beach too and I discover that i love deserts...:)

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