Monday, 28 November 2011

The Shrink & The Sage: High standards

Striving for the impossible will drive you mad unless you remember that it is indeed impossible. Kid yourself you can really do it and you are condemning yourself to a life of dissatisfaction. The problem with most perfectionists is not that they strive to be perfect, it’s that they believe they can be.
Latest FT Weekend Magazine column (26/27 November)