Richard Ng

Tech, education, startups, D&I

🧑‍🌾 You're in my digital garden - a tangled web of incomplete and rough thoughts.

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  • Link CBT to perfectionism and digital gardening 1/1/21


I used to think that perfectionism was about "always sweating the small details on everything" - which I didn't identify with at all; I have a very strongly internalised sense of

. (Either I care about something a lot, or I don't really care about it at all.)

However, I've since readjusted my notion of the word to encompass 'high standards (in a way that can be unhelpful)', which (

) is something which does apply to me.

It's actually one of the things I'm finding most liberating about curating

- it's maybe the first time that I've felt really licensed to just throw stuff at the wall and not worry about it being amazing.