Writer’s Block and Fear

Last night, I tossed and turned in bed, thinking about the entry I posted yesterday about perfectionism. I felt that it was nowhere near my best work. I talked about how smart I am, which I am sure could be off-putting to a lot of people. I am in no way superior to others because […]

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Learning to Let Go of Perfectionism

Last night, as I was talking with my wife about what I should post on my blog today, the topic of perfectionism came up. I have struggled with perfection since I was a child. I recall teachers and other respected leaders saying “Nobody’s perfect,” but I never internalized that as a kid. As a gifted […]

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How to Get Over a Tough Breakup and Find The One

Back in 2005, when I was the tender age of 20, my boyfriend at the time and I broke up. For the first time. We were engaged and living together, and the wedding date we had set was coming up in about three months. I was emotionally unstable and clearly not ready for a relationship, […]

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Do Self-Esteem and Modesty Conflict with Each Other?

At work today, I showed a new co-worker my first probation report, just so she could get a sense of what management is looking for when she is being evaluated as an employee. I wanted to help her. As a Staff Services Analyst (SSA), one is on probation for their first year, and receives three […]

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Building a Blog is Taking Sweat and Tears, but it Doesn’t Have To

Well, well, well. Four days after I registered the domains thebipolarkitty.com and bipolarkitty.com, I have finally started writing my first blog post. I was mostly fiddling with the WordPress theme and signing up for various social media as The Bipolar Kitty, and not focusing on actually creating any content other than my About page. The […]

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