Author Archive: Alettas

Blog on Hiatus

I’m going to take a break from blogging for a while. I need to do some other forms of writing. Adieu and thank you for reading. Advertisements

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The Origins of Perfectionism

Last Friday I came home from work and was very negative about how my day had gone. I didn’t acknowledge that the day had had a few good times and many adequate ones; instead I focused on the negatives. This negative perspective was in part due to hormones, in part hunger, and in part underlying …

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Crises and Sadnesses and Realizations

This week has held several crises and sadnesses for me: a former workplace was reduced to rubble by a storm, a sudden health problem increased my debt and stress load, and a meeting at work went predictably poorly. These all started on the same day and carried over for a couple of days. The health …

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Complexities Beyond My Grasp

Earlier this week I was in a store buying vitamins, and I had another glimpse of just how complex our bodies are. So many systems running at once, and so many linked together. This bio-chemical (vitamins are actually bio-chemicals that we either build ourselves or take from food sources) helps that function, while this other …

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