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Quotation of the Week

1st July

[L]earning to tolerate the discomfort of doing things imperfectly becomes a kind of self-improvement project in itself. From this viewpoint, a defining quality of the successful activist (or exerciser, declutterer, or anything else) is precisely that she cultivates the ability to resist demanding perfection of herself - to relish every small accomplishment as vastly preferable to the only real alternative, which is doing nothing at all.

Oliver Burkeman, This column will change your life: Struggling to achieve perfection? This nautical metaphor might help, The Guardian, 26 June 2020

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