The impossibility of having it all and the toll it takes when we try

I must admit I am guilty of struggling with this.  Setting ridiculous standards for myself that only a superhero could accomplish on their own.  We simply cannot achieve everything at once.  We do our best work when we concentrate on one or two projects at a time, and when we have achieved our goal we … Continue reading The impossibility of having it all and the toll it takes when we try

Picture Perfect

People aspire to perfection every day.  Whether the perfect painting, poem, or oil change, it’s somewhere in humanity’s DNA to do its very best at whatever it attempts. Even if the ability to do it perfectly isn’t there, the attempt often is.  And that tendency is particularly dangerous to people with bipolar disorder. Perfectionistic tendencies … Continue reading Picture Perfect