Blog Posts - Emotional Homework



When The Body Says No

When we have been prevented from learning how to say no, our bodies may end up saying it for us.Why do some people get sick, become disabled, or even die from diseases like cancer, ALS, Alzheimer's, while others with the same exposure to environme...

Too Perfect Tuesdays - Epilogue

This post concludes with the Epilogue.This series has looked at a small snippet of The book on the Perfectionist Personality, aka The Obsessive Compulsive disordered Personality, aka OCPD, each week. Please follow along, leave your co...

Birth of a JADE - Two Different Scripts

Colourful nail polishes (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Let's take OCPD and other disorders and lock them in a closet somewhere (don't you wish we could?), pretend they don't exist, and look at what is going on when JADEing (Justifying, Arguing, Defending,...

Too Perfect Tuesdays - Two Month Reclamation - Conclusion

This post continues with the conclusion of A Two Month Leisure Reclamation Program from Chapter Nine.This series looks at a small snippet of The book on the Perfectionist Personality, aka The Obsessive Compulsive disordered Personality, ak...

Too Perfect Tuesdays - Chap 9 - Two Month Leisure Reclamation - Part Two

Working to get back on track here. Hey, this is the anti-perfectionism blog, you know! This post continues with A Two Month Leisure Reclamation Program from Chapter Nine.This series looks at a small snippet of The book on the Perfectionist...

Fighting to BE in the Moment

swimming pool (Photo credit: freefotouk)So my new (two years now!) apartment has a swimming pool. And the weather is finally warm enough for me to get into it on a regular basis.So why can't I just swim and enjoy it?I find I am having a lot of troubl...

A-Z: Validation Station

Not talking about for your parking pass.  Of course, it's important for us all to develop a strong inner sense of self, and not be constantly seeking the approval of others.Yet both giving and receiving emotional validation is a key part of bein...

A-Z: Kindness & Being A Pushover - Not The Same Thing

We tend to give people not necessarily what they want, but what we would want if we were in their place.Sometimes we think we are being kind, when in reality, what are we doing? Avoiding confrontation. Being "nice" - because it is much less work to b...

A-Z: Journaling for Mental Wellness

One of the best ways to keep one's sanity is not apples (though a healthy diet is an integral part of mental as well as physical health), but journaling.We're all walking/crawling/being dragged through life. We are on a journey through life, and the...

Too Perfect Tuesdays - Chap 7 -Abolishing Worry A Practical Method

This post continues with Abolishing Worry - A Practical Method from Chapter Seven.This series looks at a small snippet of The book on the Perfectionist Personality, aka The Obsessive Compulsive disordered Personality, aka OCPD, each...


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