Do We “Outgrow” Video Games?

Do we really outgrow video games? Why? Are games only meant for children?

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What Is “Good Enough” When We’re Perfectionists?

There is a secret to the phrase "good enough" when it's uttered by a perfectionist: "Good enough" is never good enough. When perfectionists use the phrase to motivate themselves they might use it chidingly. "I just need to make it good enough", we say, but what we really mean is, "I just need to make … Continue reading What Is “Good Enough” When We’re Perfectionists?

On Being “Too Old” To Like Something

There might be more than a few titles in our video and game libraries that we're not too proud of. We all have "guilty pleasure" movies and games, but there is something particularly embarrassing about watching or playing something that was written for children. At least with our B-movie guilty pleasures we can defend our … Continue reading On Being “Too Old” To Like Something