On Perfectionism: Dealing with the Fear of Fucking Up

On Perfectionism: Dealing with the Fear of Fucking Up

Perfectionism isn’t about being perfect. In fact, if perfectionism were about being perfect, it would be simple: you’d just be perfect and that would be that. But perfectionism isn’t about being perfect. It’s about being afraid of not being perfect. It’s about the...
Food for Thought: Good Days and Bad Days

Food for Thought: Good Days and Bad Days

Let me tell you about yesterday: I woke up at 1:15, with Frida (my dog) doing circles by my bedroom door—a sure sign that her sensitive stomach was upset, and she needed to take care of business. We stumbled outside and stood around for a while. Nothing happened. I...