Many people reach a point in their life when they conclude: I want to simplify my life! Often this is because there is a sense they have lost control, things are out of control, and time is evaporating. There is a desire to have more time to do the things they want to do, both at work and at home. Every few weeks, there is another newspaper or magazine story about how people feel they aren’t spending their time on things they enjoy, on the people or things they value. It’s gr
People have a difficult time letting go of the past because they are held back by unfinished business. They may regret choices they have made or feel guilty about past actions. As long as guilt and regret are not resolved, it is difficult to move forward. The Regret Regret is an emotion that feels similar to depression or sadness. It also feels like guilt, but it isn’t the same thing. Sometimes a wave of regret seems to come out of nowhere. You might become aware of it when y
Why is perfectionism destructive? Perfectionists aspire to be top achievers and do not allow themselves to make even a single mistake. They are always on the alert for imperfections and weaknesses in themselves and others. They tend to be rigid thinkers who are on the lookout for deviations from the rules or the norm. Perfectionism is not the same as striving for excellence. People who pursue excellence in a healthy way take genuine pleasure in working to meet high standards.