This equation is simple:a few minutes of discipline equals hours of comfort, pleasure, a lengthened lifespan, and less time spent on medical procedures.
As a human, it is natural to yearn for a sense of success. It is normal to want to contribute our gifts in a beneficial way. It is healthy to seek accomplishment.
Are Harry and Taylor, like, a will-they, won't-they of our time?
Letting go and focusing on what really mattered -- like actually getting to the grocery store or capturing that fleeting idea I had -- didn't seem like an option. Perfectionism was the only choice, and it was so easy to agonize over every little detail that didn't measure up.
She's always danced to her own beat.
We've all been there. You look at your new baby and deep joy settles into your soul, but the days to come may not be exactly what you planned. The joy is soon colored by the realities of sleep deprivation, worry and more advice than any human being could ever possibly use.