How to be a ‘Completionist’ (Not a Perfectionist)

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Have you ever said to yourself, “I won’t start writing that essay until I can get it absolutely perfect?” or “I won’t start that project until my desk and room are spotless”.
Welcome to the world (and trap) of perfectionism.
I come from a family of perfectionists. So I have first-hand real world experience of the debilitating […]

Avoiding the Stationery Trap: Insights from a Recovering Stationery Addict and an 18th Century Philosopher

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In recent years, the humble notepad, pencil case and pen have transformed. Stationery has experienced an extreme makeover.
I recently worked with a teenager girl who used a bright pink pen with a big diamond on top to take notes. This pen even […]