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Have you heard about the firestorm that Rachel Hollis started on Tik-Tok? Here’s a link to the video if you haven’t seen it.

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Rachel Hollis is the author of two books, “Girl, Stop Apologizing” and “Girl, Wash Your Face.” Unfortunately, she’s also known to stir up some controversy and this…


Perfectionism is a by-product of trauma.

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I want him to hit me.

I stared at the car behind me through the rearview mirror. There was a man in the driver’s seat, waiting for the light to turn green. …


An Honest Review of David Liu’s Apex Academy Course

Talk to any Salesforce Administrator and most likely they are not interested in learning Apex. That is part of the draw of jumping into the Salesforce Administrator track; you could become skilled in the technology with “Clicks Not Code.”

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Lost in Translation

Even though I liked being a Salesforce Administrator, I tried learning…


The moment that my perfectionism turned against me

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They said if I studied hard then I’ll be successful.

They said if I got a good job then I’ll be successful.

They said if I got an award then I’ll be successful.

They said if I made more money then I’ll be successful.

Perfectionism served me well for years…


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Remember the Nigerian Prince email scam? It’s funny now because people know not to fall for it.

It’s taken me a long time to admit this, but I’ve fallen for scams. It’s embarrassing to admit because I felt stupid and gullible. Shouldn’t I know better after being raised by paranoid…


Set your boundaries or someone else will

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Why is it so hard to say “no” to someone?

We like being helpful so declining something can feel harsh. But saying “no” is not about being mean or not being a team player, it’s about setting boundaries.

I’m going to share one of the most valuable lessons you’ll ever…


Needing to be in control isn’t about power — it’s about safety

One of the side effects of being a perfectionist is the craving for control. After all, your perfectionist tendencies are what helped you achieve what society views as “success.”

There are multiple reasons for wanting to be in control, but for a perfectionist, there are two primary reasons:

  1. You feel…


Because 2020 has been a hell of a year

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In a recent episode of “The Michelle Obama Podcast,” the First Lady talked about how we’re spending a lot more time alone than what we are used to. …


What are we actually trying to achieve?

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Go-getters, grinders, hustlers.

Our society celebrates them. We applaud them and aspire to be like them. The ones who work more than 40 hours a week, rarely take a vacation, and neglect their own health and even relationships.

But why?

How often do we stop and ask ourselves why we’re…


“Perfection is the enemy of the good.”

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I stood in front of my boss’s office, trying to sum up the courage to knock on her door. I was going to inform her that I was quitting a job that I loved. Once I stepped through that door, I would change the trajectory of my life.

I don’t…

Ms. Lee

Social Impact Entrepreneur. Recovering Perfectionist. World Traveler. Dismantling hustle culture at heymslee.com

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