To Self

Everything in moderation

It is dangerous to focus on perfection or to be perfectionist – dangerous to our health, to our growth, and even to our faith. Perfectionism is different from excellence, the latter of which is what we should strive for – and the key to that is moderation. Continue reading

To Others / To Self

Beware of over-cleaning!

Using antibacterial agents too much, or being a neat freak – whether it’s your body or your surroundings – can actually be harmful for you in the long run, as your body either loses the opportunity to learn how to defend itself, or gets introduced to potentially deadly chemicals. I invite you to moderate your hygienic practices – do it properly but do not be perfectionist about it. Continue reading