Big resentment follows when we think we should be able to do everything Read More
If you are going to write for a magazine, you really SHOULD edit your post!
someday, I told my lecturer that I difficult to sleep at night.. he said that I always push my self to do everything perfectly. In the future, I change that habit but it harm my achievement,, I think, I'm nothing now...
You could have written this for me.
Great article, I couldn't agree more. When we stop the blind pursuit of societal definitions of "Success" and "Perfection" we might just realize when "Good" is good enough and end up finding happiness along the way. I wrote a book on this called The "Perfect" Antidote: Why Greatness is Overrated. Check it out:
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Peg O'Connor, Ph.D., is Professor of Philosophy and Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota.
Who says marriage is where desire goes to die?