The etymology of “atelophobia” comes from the Greek atelophobia, a word composed of atelés (meaning imperfect, incomplete) and phóbos (or fear, phobia) and it means fear of imperfection. A large number of people suffer from atelophobia, a constant feeling of imperfection and inadequacy. Discontent with one’s own aesthetic appearance, search for a perfection that does … More Fear of Imperfection, AKA Atelophobia
Over the past 3 years with Pointless Overthinking, I’ve loved getting to know our community of bloggers and blog-lovers. I’m surrounded by inspiration and aspire to give back even a fraction of the amount of motivation I’ve received. Through this community, I connected to a podcast created for writers that explores topics of the writer’s … More Great Writers Are Great Readers… and Listeners
Billy Osogo The Covid-19 pandemic has greatly changed life as we knew it heretofore. With severe restrictions on movement imposed by most governments, there’s only so much one can do. Part of what I have had more time to do during this pandemic is to read widely. There’s something exclusively inimitable about the written word. … More ON WRITING
Hi everyone, I hope everyone is doing good! Today’s topic is patience with personal development. It is sort of a follow-up to my post last week about forming routines. I am patient with people. If someone is misbehaving, I don’t react (warnings aside) because I know that everyone makes mistakes on their way to better … More Patience with Self
Hi all, I hope everyone is doing well! Today, I want to talk about one way I use without knowing that makes me value and hang onto my habits more: leaving my habits for a while. I have been getting back to some of my old habits recently and I like this. I also have … More Habits are Harder to Form in Adulthood?
This is a veeeery tricky and important question for me. I don’t even know if I should ask it. So what is blogging? A blog is a site, but what does this verb refer to? Is it about writing? Is it about reading? Is it about both and many more? Is the purpose of it … More What does Blogging really mean?
How often do you think about how helpful reading really is? I’m sure you feel good when you read something that resonates with you, but do you ever wonder why? Don’t be surprised, but I have a list for you. If you think you don’t have enough time to read, maybe this list will help … More 7 Reasons Why Daily Reading is Helpful
Uhm, no, I haven’t invented the word. It’s something that goes way back to King Ramses, but it didn’t had this weird name (source – Wikipedia). It seems that the name was “invented” by Samuel Crothers, or at least that’s what an The Atlantic Monthly article stated in 1916. Ok, the name is … More Bibliotherapy – The therapy through reading
Since I launched my book, I’ve shared free PDF copies with some of you and yesterday I had the pleasure to read the first post review about it. Thank you so much Little Lady for this wonderful post (the original blog post can be found here)! This past week I had stumbled onto a … More Fighting the Inside Dragons – Book Review