a forever needed reminder (for me). perfectionism is always waiting in the wings, ready to seduce me with its eventually you will be good enough, just try harder, do better, be better – a most brilliant reason to not do what i am most wanting (and what has me risking failure or worse yet being embarrassed). a perfect way to keep dreams on hold with clever justifying (that hides the reality that i am just so scared so much of the time). i hope i (we) don’t let this happen. it for sure will break my heart (and my best guess is it will break yours too). let’s not let this happen. yes that, please, let’s never let this happen. do the things you dream to do, live the life you want to live, be as silly, outlandish, playful, serious, audacious, extreme, nonsensical as you care to be. this one is as much for me as anything…

❤ Emily Joy Rosen

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Emily Rosen is the co-owner and CEO of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating where she oversees business development strategies, student affairs, marketing and public relations, and keeps a pulse on the fields of eating psychology and nutrition to ensure the Institute’s position as a leader worldwide. Emily makes things happen. Her passion for health and transformation has provided her the opportunity to speak and present internationally and be at the forefront of a new generation of women leaders committed to making a heartfelt difference in the world. Her tireless work and faithful commitment have touched the lives of millions of fans and followers worldwide.