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Perfectionism Is Not Necessarily a Good Thing

I spend lots of time with my cousin, Ann, when I was a young girl. Her mother, my aunt, kept everything in her home as neat as a pin. I thought this was great. My mother was much less organized. Organizing gave me a sense of control and I liked it. I especially liked not […]

Perfectionism and the Single Mom

Dr. Brene Brown, an expert on shame spoke on Houston PBS http://www.houstonpbs.org/site/PageServer?pagename=PR_Main   about the Gift of Imperfection. http://www.brenebrown.com/ Perfectionism Results from Shame As she talked I realized single mothers are often struggling with perfectionism and for many of the reasons she gave. According to Brown, “Perfection is not healthy striving. It is the belief […]