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Confessions of a perfectionist.

Just over two weeks ago, I went back to school again- after taking one semester off to, you know, get married and stuff.

The Saturday night before the semester started, I found myself buried under the covers next to my husband in our bed, curled into a guarded ball and spilling tears on his shoulder over the fear of not getting the practicum I wanted.   668 more words


Welcome to Beauty Demands

This project considers changing attitudes to body image and the consequent changing uses of procedures which have traditionally been regarded as ‘medical’ e.g. the increase in surgical procedures connected to appearance and beauty. 202 more words


How can we dare to attempt great things?

I describe myself as a recovering perfectionist. (Can anyone else relate?) Until recently, I had started describing myself as recovered, but as I have begun branching out beyond my comfort zone in the past year, I have discovered that my perfectionist tendencies can still be quite strong if left unattended. 911 more words


My Scale & I Are Calling it Quits...For Real This Time

Hola lovelies! I’m still in the land of the living and I’m excited to get this post off of my chest. If you are anything like me then you check your weight regularly. 424 more words


Perfectionism: How Can it Affect Mental Health?

When I say perfectionism, I do not mean striving to do well and getting things right. What I mean by perfectionism is a crippling fear of getting things wrong, having unreachable and unachievable standards for yourself and maybe others too. 689 more words

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Trying Too Hard: A Review Of Kickstarting Creativity Black and White. And Life, Generally

So this week I tried too hard with my black and white prompts. I could have written what was right in front of me, but I didn’t. 400 more words