What’s more, in a busy world, says professor June Tangney, women often feel that they must choose between shortchanging family and friends (guilt!), cutting corners at work (more guilt!), and ignoring their own needs (yet another type of guilt!). "For many women, the standards are impossibly high, and the world — and their inner voices — are telling them that nothing they do is good enough," Tangney says. It’s all too easy to feel as though you’re always falling short.amen, sista.
i got home from work about 20 minutes ago. i had my work tasks for the week planned out nicely, but this demanding new prospect is throwing a wrench in my plans. i don't even want to write a proposal, but it looks like i will have to. i've already spent too much precious time that could have been billable talking his earplugged ear off.
guilt over things not worth feeling guilty over make me work too hard.
i now have michael jackson's whiny, "you are noooooot alooooooooone. i am here with yoooooooooo..." stuck in my head.