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Is Your Perfectionism Rooted in Fear?

Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love and Big Magic  says perfectionism is fear in really good shoes. If you think about it, she’s right.  We often look at  perfectionism as this noble trait. We think,  “Abena works so hard, she just wants thing to be the best they can be”.   But maybe we want Read More

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The Problem with Telling my Foreign Volunteers Speak English

For two years I worked for an organization that coordinated exchanges between youth from Canada and from other countries. Often, when outside of our sessions, our exchange country (EC) youth would speak their local language. Noticing that some of the Canadians were trying to socialize with the EC youth and could not because of language, Read More