The Perfectionism Monster

Scared. Out. Of. My. Mind. That's how I was feeling regarding our church hand-bell rehearsal yesterday. We will be playing for the first time during our church's morning services this upcoming Sunday, and I was not feeling ready--at all. A lot of it has to do with my perfectionism. I am a self-proclaimed perfectionist; and not proud … Continue reading The Perfectionism Monster

Turning Off the Worry Switch

Racing thoughts. Irrational thoughts. Relentless thoughts. When will they end? I lay awake at night, sleep eluding me, and wonder why my mind won't just "shut down." I had a fairly good day: accomplished several chores, worked on my blog, shared some time with my husband, caught up with my mom over the phone, and … Continue reading Turning Off the Worry Switch