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In the pursuit of excellence, perfectionism looms as a double-edged sword. On top of being exhausting, it can also lead to self-sabotage in a professional context.
As a professional trait, perfectionism looks different in women than men. It can drive ambition but can also lead to paralyzing self-doubt and stress. Let’s explore the intricate dynamics of perfectionism, looking at its

Many of us carry a silent burden, an insidious whisper that we’re ‘not enough’. This Not Enough myth, this story we tell ourselves, can creep into our consciousness, impacting our professional performance, personal relationships, and how we view ourselves in the mirror each morning.
But where does this feeling stem from, and more importantly, how can we transcend it?

Did you know that you have Habits of Mind…?
Some are good habits, others not so much.
These habits of mind lead to certain behaviors and results.
Again, some positive, others, not so much.
So, for example, one of my Habits of Mind looks like this:
Sitting at my desk, I look out the window where I have a bird

10 Practical Tips for Overcoming Perfectionism
Perfectionism, a relentless pursuit of flawlessness and an aversion to making mistakes, affects individuals from all walks of life. However, it is essential to recognize that perfectionism can manifest differently in men and women, often influenced by societal and cultural expectations. In my previous article, 8 Ways Toxic Perfectionism Seeps Into Your Life

I’m curious, what do you make up about hypnosis?

  • Perhaps you’ll be made to say and do things without your recollection?
  • Or you’ll experience a loss of control or willpower?
  • Maybe you saw something in a movie or in a stage show that lead you to believe it’s dangerous or even scary?

There seems to be a lot of misconceptions

The Art of Connection: Building Bridges to Ourselves and Others
In a world that is hyper connected these days, it’s an ironic twist that many of us feel disconnected – from ourselves, our peers, and our communities. Humans by nature are social creatures and yet we are victims of our own making. Our collective genius and inventiveness have created rapid

7 Ways to Cultivate Belonging & Self-Love
The Foundation of Well-Being
The quest for belonging and self-love is a universal narrative that transcends age, culture, and geography. It’s the essence of our being, the quiet comfort that comes from knowing we are whole, just as we are. Yet, in the rush of our lives, especially in high-demand professional settings, we often

7 Secrets for Self Acceptance and How They Can Transform Your Life
In our pursuit of success and fulfillment, we often encounter the formidable barriers of self-doubt and lack of self acceptance. These inner challenges, if left unaddressed, can hamper our journey towards happiness and confidence. However, embracing certain principles can guide us towards a more self-loving and confident life. Here

The holiday season, with its glittering lights and festive cheer, also brings a whirlwind of emotions, expectations, and stress, particularly for the busy professional. As someone who excels in their career and is accustomed to maintaining high standards, it’s easy to get caught up in the pursuit of a “perfect” holiday experience. But the key to unlocking happiness over