I am a recovering perfectionist. I say that because I believe perfectionism to be a life-long condition. Much like a recovering alcoholic cannot allow themselves to have a single drink, if I allow myself to feed perfectionistic thoughts or tendencies, they will grow back to their previous strength. It requires mindfulness and strict boundary-setting to […]
A woman sits at a desk stacked high with books. Her forehead is barely visible behind them. Someone peeks in the office looking for her, doesn’t see her, and leaves, thinking she’s out to lunch.
A woman sits, center stage. She is surrounded by towers of stacked books, as far as the eye can see. One tome is open in her lap, and she reads and highlights. Occasionally she takes off her glasses to rub her eyes, or stands to stretch before returning to sit cross-legged, reading. Exhausted, she closes […]
I’ve decided to start an alternative training program to get certified as a Registered Drama Therapist (RDT) through the North American Drama Therapy Association (NADTA). What that means is that I don’t have to be accepted into a credentialed MA program. I can find what they call a Board Certified Trainer (BCT) to go through […]