Tag Archives: Perfection

What I Learned in May

What I Learned in May

Some months are filled with heavy life lessons. Other months are a bit more carefree, passing through without leaving too deep of an impression. For me, May has been a lighter month; to be honest, this has come as a bit of a relief. I did pick up quite a bit of interesting trivia, though,… Continue Reading

Lessons for the (un)Perfect Life

Lessons for the (un)Perfect Life

Perfectionism, according to Wikipedia,  is “a personality trait characterized by a person’s striving for flawlessness and setting excessively high performance standards.”  Psychotherapist Ann Wilson Schaef offers a simpler definition: “Perfectionism is self-abuse of the highest order.” My own perfectionistic tendencies revealed themselves very early in life.  In fact, my parents like to joke that perfectionism… Continue Reading