Perfectionism

Parenting Through Perfectionism

Parenting Through Perfectionism

As any perfectionist will tell you, advice to just “know when good enough is good enough” or “take it easy” fall on deaf ears. Asking a perfectionist to quit being a perfectionist is like asking a bird to quit flying; it’ll never work.​​​​​​​

Trading Perfection for Presence

Trading Perfection for Presence

In my early days as a professional organizer, my company was called Task Masters — with the tag line “we do life’s drudgery for you.”  One year in mid-December, I got a call from a new prospect who wanted help preparing for the holidays. There were 2 weeks until Christmas, and she hadn’t had time to decorate her house, shop for gifts, wrap, send cards or prepare for Christmas dinner. We worked non-stop 8 hours per day for 8 days, and by December 24th everything was flawless and ready for its closeup