Tag Archives: perfectionism

Shame: A Perfect Storm

Where does my perfectionism come from? I’m going to attempt to answer this question. In order to do so, I need to reflect on early childhood. I grew up in a strict, Irish Catholic family. My mother and father were a bit more liberal than my extended family, but their reach was still impactful. We […]

The Art of Letting Go

As my very first year of teaching comes to a close, one thing is for certain – I’ll never have to repeat it again! It’s over. It’s history. I survived and that’s all that matters, right? Although survival is important, it’s only the beginning. What did I learn? How did I grow? This is my […]