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‘I Am Abusive to My Partner. How Can I Stop Being Abusive to Her?’

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Dear Celes, I really love reading your blog. You are my role model! I am actively working on revamping and changing my life with the help of your blog. Celes, I have a huge problem. I am abusive. I have…

How to Deal With Moments of Negative Self-Worth [PEP005]

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Do you have times when you feel lousy about yourself? Times when you hate yourself or just feel that you’re just worthless? I have these moments, and if you do, I want you to know that you’re not alone. More importantly, I…

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 first: 11 Signs That You Are a Perfectionist. “Perfectionists are their own devils.” ~ Jack Kirby “Perfectionists vary in their behaviors:…

‘I’m Scared of Losing My Parents. What Should I Do?’ [PEP004]

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Have you ever wondered what if you were to lose your parents one day? Do you feel scared at this thought? Reader Sumedha wants to know how to tackle the fear of losing her parents. In this deeply personal episode, I share why we shouldn’t fear the idea of loss/death, and what to do instead.

11 Signs That You Are a Perfectionist


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…

How to Deal with Depression When It Comes to Our Goals? [PEP002]

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PE reader Jessica wants to know how to deal with depression when it comes to our goals. Have you feel depressed when it comes to working to your goals? You’re not alone. I share 3 simple tips to get out of your funk and stay out of it.