Am I a perfectionist?

Am I a perfectionist?

Perfectionist? Is that even possible? If you heard someone say, “I’m perfect,” you would automatically discount their word. They are lying. It’s an impossible goal. So why are there so many perfectionists in the world? Many people I work with struggle with this...
Do you have imposter syndrome?

Do you have imposter syndrome?

Have you ever thought you had imposter syndrome? It is a relatively newer phenomenon that many people struggle with that can impact their relationships, socializing, and self-esteem. Arlin Cuncic describes it like this: “…imposter syndrome is the...
What you win in the comparison game

What you win in the comparison game

We live in a world that examines things, food, our purchases and people with a microscope. We evaluate what is right or wrong, good or bad, better or best, etc. This thinking causes us to play a constant comparison game as we look at every element of the world around...
I’m a failure

I’m a failure

I’m a failure. I have and will always be a failure…when I try to be perfect. Perfection is impossible. But why do so many people suffer from perfectionistic thinking? Brené Brown, author of The Gifts of Imperfection, says “Perfectionism is a...
Broken But Beautiful

Broken But Beautiful

Ever been to the beach and looked for the “perfect shell” for your collection? Each time we go to the beach we hunt for the most unique shell we can find. But I’ve noticed that my kids and I are starting to “discriminate” against the...