Have you ever wondered why moths and flies behave in this quasi-suicidal way of flying directly into a flame? I have. It turns out that they don’t actually intend to fly into the flame at all: Months and flies have 360 little light tubes in their eyes which they use to navigate with in reference to the vertical light beams from the sun or the moon.

Even if you’ve never considered moving your therapy practice online, your perspective might currently be shifting. With these Corona-plagued sci-fi times, an ever increasing part of the world has to practice social distancing, and so it might soon be the case that for you, as a therapist, to be able to continue offering counselling there isn’t any other way than to do therapy online.

I wanted to write an informative text about the psychological effects of Covid-19, but I’m too paralysed by the constant influx of new information and emotions. Instead you will have to make do with a personal essay about how a Danish, German-based therapist is experiencing the situation from her couch. So bear with me while I gather my thoughts in this surreal time.