Man compulsively watching sand fall through an hourglass.

Letting Go of My Habit of Compulsive Over-Achievement

Learning to accept the things I cannot control I have a bad habit of having high standards. This can be a good thing sometimes, but other times it devolves into an obsession with meeting impossible ideals. These impossible ideals end up making my actual successes look minuscule, which in turn makes me ungrateful for how far …