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Okay
After what I posted yesterday I’d be a total hypocrite if I spend more time than I’ve already spent this morning on the computer so……..
I’m going to make this quick and “borrow” an article I found this morning (from my friend Cam Lee) that was posted on CNN.
In my opinion, it explains almost PERFECTLY the topic of PERFECTIONISM….
And you will love it, I promise.
Before I go, I want to thank everyone for their supportive comments, personal e-mails and facebook messages of this blog, because of it I’m going to keep writing, thanks πŸ™‚
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I’m still debating on exactly where I want this blog to go. I still have SO much I want to share about my experiences the past 3 years. I’m really trying to decide if I want to get into the WHOLE story, or if I just keep writing on things that have helped me have hope in the past couple years?
Well I’ll think about it for a couple days and get back to you πŸ™‚
Until then…

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(CNN) — “The quest for perfection is exhausting and unrelenting, but as hard as we try, we can’t turn off the tapes that fill our heads with messages like “Never good enough” and “What will people think?”

Why, when we know that there’s no such thing as perfect, do most of us spend an incredible amount of time and energy trying to be everything to everyone? Is it that we really admire perfection? No — the truth is that we are actually drawn to people who are real and down-to-earth. We love authenticity and we know that life is messy and imperfect.

We get sucked into perfection for one very simple reason: We believe perfection will protect us. Perfectionism is the belief that if we live perfect, look perfect, and act perfect, we can minimize or avoid the pain of blame, judgment, and shame.”…….

Continue reading here…

.http://www.cnn.com/2010/LIVING/11/01/give.up.perfection/index.html

 

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