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The Definitive Manifesto for Handling Haters: Anne Lamott on Priorities and How We Keep Ourselves Small by People-Pleasing | Brain Pickings

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“What if you wake up some day, and you’re 65… and you were just so strung out on perfectionism and people-pleasing that you forgot to have a big juicy creative life?”

So don't be perfect. And don't go out of your way to please people.

Ha Ha.  I think?

I'm serious. The only person you have to please is yourself. 

And don't be perfectionist; it's not a good use of time. 

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