Tag Archives: Perfection

Thought for the Week…

It is an impossible task. The moment you start trying to please everyone is the moment you set yourself up to fail. And it takes so much energy…it is exhausting. So set a new goal. Work to please yourself and … Continue reading

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What’s Good for the Goose…

A friend shared the following article by Emma Gray (via The Huffington Post) titled 23 Things Every Woman Should Stop Doing with me. She loved the article, as do I. Her most interesting comment was that she thought this advice applied to … Continue reading

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Two Therapists Talking: The Problem with Perfectionism

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I discuss how trying to be perfect can get in our way of being happy. If you have questions or a topic you’d like to hear us discuss, write … Continue reading

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Being Right Versus Being Kind – Take 2…

Last week I wrote about how sometimes it is more important to be kind than it is to be right when we are interacting with important people in our lives. But like most things, there are multiple facets of the … Continue reading

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The Messages We Send…

One of the things I spend a lot of time convincing parents is that kids learn more, much more, from parents’ behaviors that they do from their parents words. Parent’s can talk and lecture until they are blue in the … Continue reading

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Confident…About What?

I was having a conversation with a friend they other day when they asked me a question that caught me off guard. They asked me “how can you always be so confident and know what to do?” The reason I … Continue reading

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The Process of Change Revisited

Sometime back I wrote a post titled Change vs. the Process of Change. I discussed the fact that change is the place we want to be while the process of change is the road to reaching that place.  It is … Continue reading

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