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SCREAM FEST: Ron Underwood's 'Tremors'

A professor in college once told me that all stories are about one of two things: somebody goes on a journey or somebody comes to town. 337 more words


Haters Hating on Perfectionists

“Don’t be that person. Interviewers and professors don’t like people like that,” she said with a soft pat on my arm.

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No One Is Perfect

I spend most of my days trying to get to zero—trying to have zero unread e-mails in my inbox, zero unreturned calls, zero unseen items on my Facebook feed, an empty laundry hamper, a vacant kitchen sink, no tasks or errands left to do, none of my work for the day still incomplete. 490 more words

Everyday Life

Perfectionist making decisions

Ha! This part of my personality is slowly getting kicked out of the house. Bit by bit is challenged to leave and let go.

There are so many small decisions to make, and the former perfectionistic person is constantly getting to answer her own questions like “is this really important?”, “why do I take this so seriously?”, “if you do happen to make a bad choice, will it be possible to change it afterwards?”. 356 more words


Doing Things Half-Ass : a trial run on fixing my perfectionism

“Never half-ass two things. Whole-ass one thing.”

That’s a lovely sentiment, and for the most part I agree.  It makes sense to pour all your energy into one thing in order to do a good job.  379 more words

Everything Else

Are You a Perfectionist, or Just Constantly Unhappy?

A never-ending feeling of musical inadequacy should not be confused with perfectionism.


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