On the Perfectionist Bent

What Buddhism has to say about what drives us and how to truly enjoy our lives.

In July 2018, a BuzzFeed podcaster sent a callout via Twitter: Post a picture you’ve shared on social media where you looked fine but weren’t. The Tweet prompted nearly 35,000 responses, with people reposting photos of themselves smiling broadly and even confidently, when in reality they had just experienced a major anxiety attack, argued with

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