Tag Archives: Perfectionism

Being real

I’ve brought the wrong speech, I thought, as I stared at the four pages of A4 in front of me and looked up at the audience. I’ve definitely brought the wrong speech. What now? I’d written nearly 3,000 words on … Continue reading

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Living with limitations

Weakness has never been one of my strengths. I’ve always detested it in myself and I’ve disliked it in others. So much so that I’ve ridden roughshod over my own weaknesses, ignoring them or fighting against them in a way … Continue reading

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Why weight?

Something odd happened recently. For the first time in my life (apart from the two occasions when I got salmonella poisoning), I lost weight without trying. This may not seem odd to other people, to those who have a more … Continue reading

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This Lent is about love

Before I blog about Lent, which starts tomorrow, a note on my last post. Has anybody noticed I’m a bit of an extremist? Maybe I shouldn’t blog when I get the urge after all – maybe I should actually wait … Continue reading

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Love in the limelight

I’ve been away from this blog for two weeks. What have I been doing? So much has happened, mostly in my head, that I really don’t know where to start, or whether I actually should start. Maybe, for once, I … Continue reading

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Has anybody seen my balance?

Has anybody seen my balance? I definitely had it last week when I was in the Canary Islands – although I guess it’s a lot easier to be balanced when you’re holidaying in the sun. But since I got home, … Continue reading

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Decision fatigue?

I’ve been away from this blog for quite a few days and there’s so much I want to write about – the joys of camping, of watching the stars, of swimming off rocks in very cold water, of cycling along … Continue reading

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When is it ever good enough?

I’ve been doing a bit of research into perfectionism after finishing a magazine feature on Friday and feeling totally incapable of enjoying the fact that I’d been commissioned in the first place, that I’d handed in the story on time … Continue reading

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