We don’t own our mistakes because we’re afraid they will make us look bad, stupid or pathetic. And so we go to great lengths to protect our image of perfection, oozing an air of strong powerful confidence. But while hiding our mistakes, covering them up, making excuses or pretending they didn’t happen, […]
Often we find reasons not to do something, focusing on all the reasons why that something could do us bad. And as we’re paralyzed by the reasons not to do that something, we ignore all the reasons why that something would do us good. What reasons are you basing your […]
Allow yourself to fail. Allow yourself to not know something. Allow yourself to do it wrong. Allow yourself to fall back into an old habit. Because each time you do, you hand yourself the key to unlock the leaden door of your perfection-pressured mind and let the freedom and creativity in that will […]
Something went wrong. Things are not what you expected them to be. And then you keep repeating to yourself how wrong things went. And how things are not what you expected them to be. 5742 times. 24/7. And then some. But the thing is, repeating to yourself how wrong things went, […]
This blog post is part of a 3-part series curating some of the most popular blog posts as well as some of my personal favorites. They broadly cover 3 themes: the myth of perfection, our people-pleasing reflex and those nagging failure worries. This last week dives into our incessant worry about past and future mistakes… […]
This blog post is part of a 3-part series curating some of the most popular blog posts as well as some of my personal favorites. They broadly cover 3 themes: the myth of perfection, our people-pleasing reflex and those nagging failure worries. This week kicks off the series with some serious myth busting… Enjoy! […]
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