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How To Overcome Perfectionism: Your Complete Guide

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This is the last part of my 3-part series on perfectionism and how to make the best out of it. So far, I’ve shared the 11 signs of perfectionism. I’ve also shared 6 hidden downsides of perfectionism, including procrastination, having a skewed view of reality, deep inner…

6 Hidden Downsides of Perfectionism

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This is part 2 of my 3-part series on perfectionism and how to make the best out of it. If you haven’t, read part 1: 11 Signs That You Are a Perfectionist first. “Perfectionists are their own devils.” ~ Jack Kirby “Perfectionists vary in their behaviors: some…

11 Signs That You Are a Perfectionist

Perfectionism

This is part 1 of my 3-part series on perfectionism and how to make the best out of it. Are you a perfectionist? Do you often seek to achieve a perfect standard in your work? Do you feel a need to perfect every…

Getting Burnt Out by the Internet? 7 Tips to Deal with Digital Burnout

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Today I was at the beach. It was a refreshing feeling, seeing the waves and blue sea and hearing the calming waves. While I was there, it made me think about how much of the real world, nature we’re missing…

Reading Hate Mail [Video]

Have you received a nasty email or message before? How did you feel after receiving it? Running a public blog means that I get bashed ever so often with hate mail or not-so-nice messages. In today’s Celes.TV video, I share some…

I’m a failure.

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Last week I felt like a failure. It was just a series of events in recent period that made me feel this way, like my dad getting injured at work and having to go through surgery to fix the injury. It made me feel that I failed…

How to Stay Positive All the Time [Video]

Hey everyone! 😀 Are you feeling down at the moment? Facing a setback? Well, you’re not alone. In today’s Celes.TV video, I share 5 tips on how to stay positive all the time! :) (Note: it doesn’t involve self-delusion, affirmations, or tricking yourself into thinking you’re happy when you really aren’t.)

The Day My Pet Died: How to Cope When Your Pet Passes Away

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January 28, 2015. I’ll never forget this day. It was the day my cat, Nancy Bird, died. He was 2. We (my husband and I) don’t know what led him to his death, and probably will never know. All we…