The Monkey And The Anthill

There was a monkey. The monkey came across an anthill. The anthill was home to many ants. The monkey found the ants very interesting.   There were big ants and small ants Boy ants and girl ants Ants who led and ants who followed Selfless ants and selfish ants Ants who lived Ants who died... The anthill was … Continue reading The Monkey And The Anthill

Aesop’s Fables and Mental “Illness”: The Crow And The Pitcher

Re-Purposing Aesop for Mental Illness/Mental Health Recovery Aesop was an ancient Greek fabulist, or story-teller. He lived roughly 2,500 years ago (born c. 600 BC); his collected works are know as Aesop's Fables. These stories are pedagogical tools designed, like the parables of Jesus and the excerpt from CBTN's namesake Hellenic poet Horace, to teach … Continue reading Aesop’s Fables and Mental “Illness”: The Crow And The Pitcher