4 Ways to Stop Comparison & Jealousy

“Comparison is the death of joy” – Mark Twain How often have we heard words to that effect? All the time right? They must be true if everybody is saying them but they also fall into that most frustrating of categories: easier said than done.   As a recovering perfectionist I often struggle with comparison. …

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What Perfectionists Can Learn From Kid’s Sports

It’s common for high achieving women (perfectionists!) to hold themselves to higher standards than they would their peers. For instance, have you ever offered a girlfriend or colleague advice that you know you would never in a million years follow yourself? You know what I mean…slow down, take a couple of days off, relax, don’t …

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Being Sensitive is Not a Bad Thing

I have always wanted to be a strong woman. To me that meant no crying, no taking things personally and absolutely no being called “emotional” or “sensitive.” So you can imagine my outrage during a recent argument when I burst into tears and my boyfriend reacted by saying, “Why are you crying? There is no …

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Overcoming Perfectionism

Hiya, Thanks for popping by to check out epistoleary! You may know that this is a blog about figuring out who you are and how to embrace it. The empowerment that comes from being true to yourself is phenomenal and I want to help you get it. But what makes me qualified to do this? …

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