Jul 7, 2010
This article is a two-parter.Â The next part is already up!Â You can find it here.
The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself. –Anna Quindlen
Perfectionism in work
Perfectionism is a strange creature to be sure.Â For some, perfectionism seems to be somewhat of a friendly giant.Â It causes them...
Jul 5, 2010
The one permanent emotion of the inferior man is fear– fear of the unknown, the complex, the inexplicable.Â What he wants above everything else is safety. –Henry Louis Mencken
Fear is probably the most common factor in stagnation of the self.Â It can be paralysing, long-lasting and will ultimately hold you back from doing what you want to do with your life.Â Pushing through your...
Jun 30, 2010
Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; while others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than before. –Polybius
‘I take my goals seriously!’ you say defiantly.Â Well, okay, maybe you do.Â But lots of people don’t.Â And it’s a very fine line between thinking you take your goals...
Jun 13, 2010
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. –Ralph Waldo Emerson
Being a veritable drop in the enormous pond that is self-help, I’m sure many people would ask themselves why I would even bother to make a site devoted to something that has been covered thousands of times before.
Well, that’s a little...