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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…


Regarding Distractions

Bench in a park

Most of the things in our world today are really distractions in disguise. Email is, by and large, a distraction from what matters. The internet has become a noisy ground for trolls, sharing of frivolous news pieces, and marketing channel for endless businesses….


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

Depressed man sitting in the tunnel

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.


Is It Realistic to Believe ‘Chase Your Passion and Money Will Follow’? (The Passion, Market, Skills Framework)

Money notes

“Hi Celes, is it realistic to believe ‘chase your passion and the money will follow’? I don’t know what my passion is yet, but having worked more than my fair share of high paying professional jobs, I’m convinced that while it is very important…


Introducing: The Personal Excellence Podcast!

Personal Excellence Podcast

Hi everyone! 😀 Today I’m super excited to announce the launch of the Personal Excellence Podcast! So for years, I’ve been writing articles at PE and creating content for all of you, but I’ve never created a podcast — until…


Welcome to the Personal Excellence Podcast! [PEP001]

Personal Excellence Podcast

Hi everyone! Welcome to the first ever episode of the Personal Excellence Podcast! In this introduction episode, I share why I’ve created this podcast and what you can expect in the episodes ahead.


Are Looks Important in a Marriage Decision?

Guy smiling at his date, at a bar

“Hi Celes, I’ve read your soulmate series on how you met Ken. Can I ask you a question: Would you have married him if you weren’t PHYSICALLY attracted to him? Personally I’ve encountered good/nice/okay guys who have expressed their interest, but I [rejected them…