For a very long time I was terrified of failure. The motivating force in my life was striving for perfection. I was always working towards being the best daughter, student, employee, partner, etc. But the problem with being focused on perfection is that it means you don’t take risks. When you are focused on success, you try to limit the opportunities for failure.
How many times in your life have you struggled, felt frustrated, and you didn’t ask for help?
I used to work primarily with Alzheimer patients and their families. I was always amazed at the creative approaches families would use with their loved ones. Often in Alzheimer’s as the disease progresses, daily decision making becomes more and more difficult. I had two families who were having the same problem, when mom dressed in […]
Change. What is it about change that upsets us so much? It is happening all the time—cells in our bodies renew, day turns into night and back into day again, we outgrow a job or relationship. Why do we fight it? Usually the answer is fear. Even if what we have is not working—the job […]