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The Perils of Perfectionism

When I set out to write an article on the perils of perfectionism, I didn’t realize that my own tendencies in that direction would prove to be one of my greatest obstacles. Having discovered this, it occurred to me that relating a personal narrative, rather than taking a more characteristic pedagogic approach, might be somewhat more revealing. Read More

Passion for Perfectionism is the Greatest Obstacle

Passion for Perfectionism is the Greatest Obstacle in Attaining Success! In fact, perfectionism is actually the cause of all enemies - anger, pride, greed, and expectations!

I dont beleive there is

I dont beleive there is anything called perfection makes me think of that conversation in the movie matrix , where neo asks oracle, "Neo: But if you already know, how can I make a choice?
The Oracle: Because you didn't come here to make the choice, you've already made it. You're here to try to understand *why* you made it.

You know perfection is a facade which blinds us from the truth, that there is no choice.

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Michael J. Formica, M.S., M.A., Ed.M., is a psychotherapist, teacher and writer. He is an Initiate in the Shankya Yoga lineage of H.H. Sri Swami Rama and the Himalayan Masters.


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