Category Archives: Perfectionism

No, this is not a Wanted poster.

This is my attempt to answer Weekly Challenge No. 3 by doing something I typically wouldn’t because I’m not very good at it — drawing. For the record, I told a friend the general instructions of the challenge (to sing … Continue reading

Perfectionism, Weekly Challenges

Pondering Perfect: 10 great quotes on perfectionism

“To escape criticism – do nothing say nothing, be nothing.” (Elbert Hubbard, writer/philosopher) “Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.” (Confucius) “Once you accept the fact you’re not perfect, then you develop some confidence.”  (Rosalynn Carter, wife … Continue reading

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Practice Imperfection: Weekly Challenge No. 3

“They say that nobody is perfect. Then they tell you that practice makes perfect. I wish they’d make up their minds.” –Winston Churchill The world around us sends mixed messages on the value of being perfect. It’s implied that if … Continue reading

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Forget doing it perfectly – just do it.

It would seem I keep learning the same lesson over and over again in my life. And here it is again, arising as a first key insight as part of this experiment: It’s better to do something well enough … Continue reading

Chronological Blog, Perfectionism