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I’m Done Being The Perfect Older Sister
Like moms and other women in caregiving roles, it seems that older sisters are disproportionately likely to take on family responsibilities.
| 07.1.19 | SHARE
How I'm Setting Realistic Parenting Expectations In A Pinterest World
Pinterest makes doing every aspect of life perfectly look easy.
| 05.13.19 | SHARE
Who Would I Be Without Overachievement?
That’s the thing about perfectionism. When you chase something unattainable, you complete a self-fulfilling prophecy.
| 02.28.19 | SHARE
Why I’m A Relentless Overachiever
More than simply maintaining high expectations, I force myself to be an overachiever.
| 01.3.19 | SHARE
Why I Must Commit To Self-Compassion
Will practicing self-compassion make me feel, or become, selfish? I cannot discern when to hold myself accountable versus when to cut myself slack.
| 11.28.18 | SHARE
Stop Beating Yourself Up — You're Doing Your Best
The facade of control I’d spent so much energy maintaining was ripped from me. I am doing my best, and that’s good enough for me.
| 02.6.18 | SHARE
How Dogmatic Perfectionism Nearly Killed Me
There was no room for fallibility or even a gray scale of good and bad — perfection was the only option. Dogmatic perfectionism nearly killed me!
| 01.30.18 | SHARE
Comfort In Chaos: I Am The Crisis Friend
I don’t know what “normal” is — that is to be not in crisis — because I never knew normal, to begin with. I am the crisis friend.
joni edelman, RN
| 11.30.17 | SHARE