Courageous Wordsmith

Perfectly Imperfect Paradigm Shifts

Episode Summary

How does perfectionism keep us caught in old, toxic paradigms—for example White supremacy? How can imperfection provide a way forward? Emily P.G. Erickson wrote about this in Medium and she joins me to talk about her article here.

Episode Notes

Emily P.G. Erickson is a mental health researcher and psychotherapist turned writer. She began practicing mindfulness meditation in 2007, while living in Thailand and hasn’t stopped learning about mindfulness since. Her writing about culture, mental health, mindfulness, and motherhood has been featured in various publications, including Scary Mommy, Motherly, and Motherwell. She lives in Minneapolis with her husband and children. 

Emily's Website: https://emilypgerickson.com/

Emily's Medium Article: https://medium.com/@emilypgerickson/how-perfectionism-and-white-supremacy-culture-are-connected-a0e47da6f8c5

Twitter: https://twitter.com/EmilyPGErickson

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