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The Book We're Talking About

Posted 01.25.2014 | Books

Perfect: A Novel by Rachel Joyce Random House, $25.00 Published January 14, 2014 What is it about? 11-year-old Byron becomes anxious when he l...

2014: A Year to Celebrate Imperfection

Nicole Glassman | Posted 03.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Nicole Glassman

What are we achieving when we constantly strive for perfection? In some ways we actually create a loss of freedom; we have less time and make more excuses for why we are unable to reach certain goals or enjoy life at all. This is a one-way ticket to avoidance.

Does the Perfect Boyfriend or Perfect Girlfriend Really Exist?

Sophie Keller | Posted 02.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Sophie Keller

When you're single it's so easy to fantasize about meeting the perfect person. But does the perfect boyfriend or perfect girlfriend really exist? Find out now in this week's "60 Seconds with Sophie" video.

How To Conquer Perfectionism

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 06.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Do you find that setting standards too high by trying to do things too perfectly is a source of stress for you? While doing your best is certainly a virtue, perfectionism -- that is, settling for nothing less than perfect -- has a major down side.

The Most Perfect, Elegant Kimye Art Ever

The Soup | Posted 04.30.2013 | Comedy
The Soup

Manhattan artist Paul Fuentes has immortalized Kimye with this stirring homage, currently hanging in his local Whole Foods. But true, everlasting love like theirs knows no bounds -- which is why we were moved to expand his opus to a whole series featuring this timeless couple.

The 5 Keys to the Death of Perfect

Randy Kamen Gredinger, Ed.D | Posted 04.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Randy Kamen Gredinger, Ed.D

Repeating the affirmation "progress, not perfection" will help you to create an attitudinal shift that will better equip you to accept your own limitations as well as those of your family members, friends, and coworkers.

The Definition of Wealthy Part II: The Good-Enough

James Berman | Posted 04.10.2013 | Business
James Berman

How does it feel to have the good-enough? Not quite as good as having the best. "The Best" is an American icon.

How Our Obsession With Perfections Makes Us So Imperfect

Merissa Bury | Posted 03.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Merissa Bury

This idea of perfection -- no flaws, no issues, no problems -- seems to infiltrate all our lives at one time or another. And like the yearning for perfection in the workplace, we also yearn for perfection in other aspects of our lives.

The Tyranny Of Trying To Do It Perfectly: 6 Ways To Overcome Perfectionism

Helene Lerner | Posted 02.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Helene Lerner

With holiday tasks to accomplish, work projects to be finished, and family obligations to be met, realize that something has got to give. Perhaps it's time for it to be your perfectionism.

Are You a Perfectionist?

Nancy Deville | Posted 02.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Deville

If you're fed up with feeling crazed, you might want to consider admitting how exhausting, depleting, and defeating your quest for perfection is, and that no matter how perfect you become, you will never satisfy your own critical voice. Perfectionists often set self-defeating goals.

Perfect Days

Terry Newell | Posted 01.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Terry Newell

For many years, I have longed for the perfect day -- the one when everything goes right. I have had perhaps 10 of these. Always, my perfect day begins with a restful sleep, from which I emerge to see the sun rising ever so slowly in its colorful canvas outside my bedroom window.

Perfect

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 10.27.2012 | Women
SidneyAnne Stone

From the time I was a teenager, I was the girl telling her friends to be who they are and not care what anyone else thinks. I believe there is beauty in our imperfections. It is what makes us unique. Where I got stuck is in the perfections...

Explaining Perfect

Seth Matlins | Posted 04.22.2012 | Parents
Seth Matlins

We want our kids to strive for excellence. But what about perfection? Is that a noble aspiration, even if it's not a realistic one?

From New York City Subways To North Carolina Airports

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Subways, airports, buses--we keep an eagle eye out and the moment we hear a page turn, our ears perk up. We're on the lookout for what people are rea...

Ronnie Spector on Christmas and Listening to Her Songs in the Supermarket

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

It wouldn't be the holiday season without hearing Ronnie Spector Christmas songs rocking around your radio dial. I spoke with the icon and former Ronette frontwoman in the business about the holidays.

Are You Perfect?

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

I no longer expect myself to be perfect. Instead, I borrow the verb form of that word. I definitely expect myself to be perfecting at all times.