“I never made one of my discoveries through the process of rational thinking” ― Albert Einstein “To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake is to be continually thrown out of the nest. To live fully is to be always in no-man’s-land, to experience each moment as completely new and fresh. To live is to be willing to die over and over again. ” ― Pema Chödrön, When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times Perfectionism can’t survive unless it is fed with the oxygen of indulgence and paranoia and irrationality.