Tag Archive: perfectionism

Aug 26

Is this worth celebrating?

A couple weeks ago, I participated in a local short-fiction contest.  The prompt they gave was to write a new story for an old song in 500 words or less.

I chose the song “Escape (The Pina Colada Song)” by Rupert Holmes, and wrote the same scenario from the point of view of the woman.  …

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Apr 22

The silver Tylenol award

I’ve been thinking a lot about perfectionism lately. It’s come up as a topic in numerous conversations, and there’s a chapter on perfectionism in my upcoming book The Year Of Miraculous Living.

Today a memory popped up that had me laughing at my own perfectionist streak.

By the time I was in fifth grade, I …

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