Posts Tagged: gradual growth

Persistence Is Better Than Perfection



By Rob Archangel, staff writer Last week the the Stoner and I caught up, and I mentioned the idea I’d been keeping close to heart recently, that “persistance is better than perfection.” I don’t know where I heard it first, but Google turns up plenty of hits for that or similar phrases. He liked it and suggested I share a few thoughts on that theme. Matt has this great expression: “The perfect diet is very unhealthy.” I think you can read that a few different ways: the belief in a perfect diet is itself unhealthy a diet that is ‘perfect’ is immune from revision or criticism and long term leads to imbalances that we don’t adjust for so long as we remain fixated on its “perfectness” a diet that… Read more »