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Perfectionism – it will drag you down and keep you stuck

Yikes!  I’ve been hearing an awful lot lately about young people being unable to move forward in their lives.  I’ve heard some therapy-savvy young clients refer to perfectionism as the reason.  It seems epidemic – but that might just be from where I sit.  Basically, it’s the feeling of not being able to take action or make a decision for fear it will be wrong, not work out, not be judged “perfect” or good enough by “them.”  “Them” may include parents, teachers, peers, the culture at large or all of the above – a wise friend called this conglomeration of voices of judgment in our heads the “itty, bitty, shitty committee.”  Here’s a link to some observations about this problem by Carl Jung – 

Understanding Your Dreams: A Brief Introduction Saturday, April 14, 2018 9am – 1pm at Millsaps College.  Cost: $45.00.  What are these images and stories that come in our sleep?  Do they mean anything?  Yes! If you want better self-understanding, better relationships and more inspiration and energy, come learn what your deeper wisdom is showing you in your dreams!  Contact Millsaps Community Enrichment here or call 601- 974-1130

Winter Dream Conference featuring Joyce Rockwood Hudson and Larry Maze, February 23 & 24, 2018.  St. James’ Episcopal Church, 3921 Oakridge Dr., Jackson, MS.  Cost: $85.00 – includes lunch.  Get more info and register here!