Striving For Excellence and Being a Perfectionist

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Mia Wasikowska earned acclaim for her intense performance in the HBO series “In Treatment.” She played the title role in the Tim Burton movie “Alice in Wonderland,” and noted that at age 20 she was still fairly new to acting, and comments why she left dancing: “I was at dance school doing about 35 hours […]

Ashley Judd: “If I engage in perfectionism, I am abusing myself.”

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Ashley Judd commented in an interview about dealing with her challenging early life: “I try to remind myself that if I engage in perfectionism, I am abusing myself.” [Photo from facebook.com/AshleyJuddOfficial.] That perspective became especially poignant after the release of her memoir, in which she reveals being sexually abused. She writes, “I am happy to say that each […]