Category Archives: Perfectionism

My To-Do List Can Wait (I’m Alive and My Baby Is Here)

I looked intently into her deep blue eyes and burst into tears. She was reminding me, just by her very presence, that nothing was more important than her. Why was I feeling pressure to do dishes or laundry? She was … Continue reading

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Your Body is Speaking! Are You Listening?

 If your body could talk, what would it say to you? Why did I eat that donut? Oh, I don’t feel good. No, not only 5 hours of sleep, again! I’m dehydrated. I need water! OR I’m full of energy … Continue reading

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Worry is Not Your Friend

There have been times in my life when worry has been my constant companion. I’ve worried about my health, worried about my family, worried about being single, worried about being married, worried about big decisions, worried about making people happy, … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Recovering Perfectionist

Have you ever thought of perfectionism in relation to your health? What about the stress your body undergoes when you aim for perfection? What happens to your physical being when you don’t live up to unrealistic expectations? I hope my … Continue reading

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