Trying To Be Perfect Is Destroying Us All

Yes, it's a little bit funny when a woman who holds a top position says all the women should take a lesson from her and not worry so much about being so perfect at all the things, but hey, who knows better than the lady at the top what the price of perfection is? » 9/19/13 11:20am 9/19/13 11:20am

The Problem With Being "Sexy But Not Sexual"

I've often quoted Courtney Martin's now-famous line from her Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters: We are the daughters of feminists who said, "You can be anything" and we heard "You have to be everything." » 11/11/10 4:00pm 11/11/10 4:00pm

Your Stressy Perfectionism May Cause Premature Death

Researchers found perfectionists had a 51% increased risk of premature death compared to more laid-back study volunteers, possibly due to increased anxiety and stress. However, perfectionism benefited people with diseases like diabetes, as they were likelier to follow doctors' orders. » 7/13/10 10:20am 7/13/10 10:20am

Women Are From Venus: How Ladies Are Like Cats, And Other Tall Tales

Why aren't women happy? We have shoes, fancy meals, lots of clothes, and even girlfriends to share it all with, SATC-style. But we're just not content, or so says the Times of London. » 2/01/10 12:20pm 2/01/10 12:20pm