Posts tagged "perfectionist"

Reigning in the Praise: The Case for Average

Reigning in the Praise: The Case for Average
Two days ago, my daughter and I went to the park with a ball the size of the ones we used to wing at each other during those dreaded games of dodge ball in junior high school. After kicking it around for a few minutes, we started an impromptu game of catch. Standing a few feet away... Read more »

Mama's New Motto: It's All Your Fault

Mama's New Motto: It's All Your Fault
Years ago, I heard Ellen DeGeneres talk about the joy and pain of live performances. On any given night, she could have everyone in an audience of thousands in stitches. Everyone, that is, except for one person. She said there always seemed to be one audience member who refused to crack a smile, and that’s... Read more »