On Getting Lost: Fighting Perfectionism

JordanWriting for Joy, Writing. Practice.

If you’re anything like me, you are a perfectionist in disguise. I keep a messy desk. I am the queen of clutter piles. I don’t need my house to be clean. You will find sticky puddles of things in my refrigerator. I forgive easily. I hug a lot. I don’t look like a perfectionist. It’s all on the inside. There’s an engine of “must” driving me at all times, forcing me into schedules and routines that are painful–literally, my head will hurt–when I am asked to change them. A good friend of mine recently witnessed a near melt-down as she invited me to dinner in place of my usual exercise routine. But the place it used to hamper me the … Read More

JordanOn Getting Lost: Fighting Perfectionism