Your Mistakes Define Your Style

I've got a new obsession: bullet journals. It's really a combination of old obsessions — list-making, planning, and books — all coming together in a different way. As with any new interest, I'm in the process of learning all about it. I'm reading blog posts, watching how-to videos, and examining images of other people's systems to... Continue Reading →

Poisonous Perfectionism

I've said it before and I'm sure to say it again: Perfectionism paralyzes. Perfectionism poisons. Perfectionism kills — not people (well, not literally), but creativity. While it's important to set the bar high, to shoot for our ideal, we have to keep an eye on our nit-picky Inner Critic for whom nothing is good enough.... Continue Reading →

Doing Nothing: The Only Mistake

Only he who does nothing makes a mistake. — French proverb Hi. I'm Kit, and I'm a Perfectionist. This doesn't mean I do things perfectly, just that I think I should do things perfectly. But I'm only human. I make mistakes. Nothing I do is ever perfect. And yet I still expect perfection. This mindset... Continue Reading →

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