‘Perfectionism is the voice of the oppressor’

I recently discovered the writing of Anne Lamott, and just loved what she says both in this excellent, honest and funny¬† TED Talk ‘12 truths I learned from life and writing,’ and in this comment below, which is about writing in particular, but what she says about the curse of perfectionism in general, is spot on:

 

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