Resentment

I was recently listening to the Tim Ferriss Show podcast episode, in which he interviewed Jordan Peterson. They discussed resentment as a destructive emotion. Peterson proposed that resentment is dangerous because either, you are being oppressed by someone, and therefore resent that person as an oppressor, or you resent someone for a trivial reason and are [...]

Frozen

Recently, I've been reflecting on my obsession with perfection. My rational mind knows it's unattainable, yet my irrational self-beliefs are not accepting it at the moment. What's concerning is that my incessant strive for unattainable perfection is freezing me. It's stopping me from wanting to do anything at all.  I am stuck and it's draining [...]

“I’m A Perfectionist”

Lots of questions to ponder today about perfectionism. What do we mean if we say we’re a “perfectionist”? What is the “perfection” we’re striving for? Can it be obtained? If so, how? How do we define “perfect”? Is it a universal definition or our own? Or perhaps we use our constructed idea of unattainable perfection [...]

No Longer Working

At regular intervals in our lives, we need to have the humility to acknowledge the things that are no longer working. These are sometimes hard to see and may take someone else, speaking with love, empathy and kindness to point them out to us. Habits, strategies, work, friendships and relationships work for a while. They [...]