Escape from Perfectionism

To all you recovering perfectionists, know this: your tendencies may always be there, but they don't have to captain your ship. The goal is not to rid yourself of perfectionism, but to become aware of perfectionism has taken control of your life. When you recognize that, you can begin to set your own sails.

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The Game of Life

What would happen if you started living life as if it were merely a game? I know, I know, Settlers of Catan can get a little heated. Believe me. One of my biggest marital disputes occurred while playing this brilliant game. Buuuuutttttttt, when the game ends, that's it. It's over. You move on.

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Getting a Grip on Expectations

Expectations. They can either serve to lift us up or they can pull us down a rabbit hole of self doubt. I've been sucked into this narrative before and have fortunately learned to combat it by shifting my perspective. While it's important to acknowledge where we are in life so that we can find areas to improve, we need to learn to acknowledge without judging critically.

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From the Cutting Room Floor - TAR 30.11.12

To put our experience on The Amazing Race into words is a near impossible task. The feelings of pride and joy, of disappointment, of overwhelm, and of gratitude, are welling inside of us and will be for weeks to come. But the outpouring of love and support that we have received following the final episode has truly been beyond comprehension.

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From The Cutting Room Floor - TAR 30.9.10

What a week on the Amazing Race!! Bahrain and Thailand were really incredible places to travel. We never would have found Bahrain on a map prior to this race and are grateful to have experienced it. P.S. - I'm still trying to track down some King of Halwa... And Thailand. Oh, Thailand! I can't wait to go back!!

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