Archive for April, 2009

Imperfectionism

29Apr09

I recently realized I suffer from perfectionism. Yes, suffer. I’ve self-diagnosed myself (because I like to do that) with what I call “Non-Functioning Perfectionism” or more simply, Taylor’s Syndrome. If I can’t complete a task perfectly and to completion all at once, I will put it off until I think I can. As a result, […]


In two days I begin an online Spanish course. I had a short-lived back-and-forth in my head over what would be more effective, online or classroom instruction. Ultimately I chose online, because the course started sooner and I’m plagued with “I Want It Now” syndrome. There are many obvious benefits of developing a basic understanding […]