Attainment of psychological wellbeing is the main pursuit of an education that enhances the quality of one’s life. This is all the more apparent when addressing issues of ill-health in psychological clinics. Experience in clinical psychology prompts the understanding that true ‘meaning-setting’ in life, or spiritual attainment, should be the goal of life’s journey. But the growing trend of materialistic pursuits is laying stress on just the opposite — being rigid, moralistic, inflexible, in order to truly be a ‘perfectionist’. This dilemma needs theoretical probing.