Tag Archives: perfectionism

An experiment: allowing space to breathe

I’m happy to say that I have finally convinced myself that I’ve done enough… for now.  I certainly didn’t believe it 20 years ago, or 10, or even 5.  1 year ago I was running hard, full of commitments that … Continue reading

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Self-compassion September: meet suffering with kindness

“We don’t have to wait until we are perfect, until life goes exactly as we want it to.  We don’t need others to respond with care and compassion in order to feel worthy of love.  We don’t need to look … Continue reading

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How to be a slacker, part 2

How to be a slacker: a guide for perfectionists and overachievers I’ve got a stomach virus that sent me straight to bed.  You’ve most likely experienced this so I’ll spare you the details.  What is interesting to me is that … Continue reading

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Note to self: read this 97 times daily

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Balanced living… what’s that?

I’m kind of an all or nothing person.  (I heard that! Was someone out there laughing?) W hen I do something, I dive in and really get into it.  Maybe you can go deeply into one or two things at … Continue reading

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Woulda coulda shoulda

Do you have that voice in your head that pipes up no matter what, judging and wagging a finger at what you could have done better?  Mine has been particularly vocal lately. If you were a great mother, you’d know how … Continue reading

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