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Perfectionist

The Entrepreneur's Secret Killer Of Creativity And Wealth

Marilyn O'Malley | Posted 06.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Marilyn O'Malley

What unrealistic expectations will do to your life and business success Entrepreneurs and perfectionism don't mix. I am so passionate about the topi...

Why I'm Giving Up My Life As An Undercover Muppet

Kristen Lee | Posted 06.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kristen Lee

I was born with the entertainer gene. My hard wiring to please didn't go unnoticed. I was quickly nominated for the part of undercover Muppet, complet...

Recovering Perfectionist

John Schlimm | Posted 04.05.2016 | Religion
John Schlimm

We all have, at the least, a little Perfection Monster lurking within. I also think it's safe to visualize said monster with red pointy ears and tail, and pitchfork in hand.

It's Unwise to Define Frozen Embryos as Human Life

Mark Baer | Posted 04.05.2016 | Impact
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Mark Baer

The Missouri legislature is currently considering the enactment of legislation that would define frozen embryos as human life.

Is Perfection Your Friend or Your Foe?

Andrea Jordan | Posted 03.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Andrea Jordan

Perfection - is it your best friend or your greatest enemy? How much of your life is spent trying to be perfect; worrying about having the perfect web...

Perfection Is Not Your Friend When It Comes to Losing Weight

Ellie Savoy | Posted 02.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Ellie Savoy

Perfection could have been my middle name. How about you? Every time you make a decision to lose the weight that has crept back on after another fail...

The Pursuit of Perfection: An Epic Failure

Emily Light | Posted 02.10.2017 | Healthy Living
Emily Light

It's not selfishness to be able to appreciate how much your needs matter, how worthy of love and care you are. It's a gift.

Is Pinterest Setting The Bar Too High?

Carly Snyder, MD | Posted 01.08.2017 | Parents
Carly Snyder, MD

Here's the thing: No one's life looks like the images on Pinterest boards and thank goodness. As a mom and physician who spends time with real moms all day long, I can confidently state that reality is much better than Pinterest.

How To Stop Being A Holiday Perfectionist And Have Fun This Year

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 12.22.2016 | Healthy Living

If you’re a perfectionist, chances are the impending aroma of turkey and the sound of jingle bells makes you a little bit nervous. Whether it’s yo...

Bye Bye, Perfectionism: I'm Done With You

Kristen Lee | Posted 11.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kristen Lee

I think we all mistook you for excellence or conscientiousness. But, you found a way to sink your teeth in, and have infiltrated far too many areas of my life.

The Right Way To Be A Perfectionist

Oprah.com | Pam Masin | Posted 10.16.2015 | OWN

For the first time, researchers pored over all of the prior studies on perfectionism and burnout. (Clearly a few perfectionists among those academics,...

When You Feel Frozen and Alone at Church

Caroline Garnet McGraw | Posted 08.09.2016 | Religion
Caroline Garnet McGraw

So many of us are walking around with a judge and jury in our heads. We don't believe that we're enough as we are. Instead, we're putting ourselves on trial, and the "verdicts" leave us feeling unworthy and isolated. But what happens when we embrace freedom, even though we're afraid? It's revolutionary.

8 Lessons Motherhood Has Taught a Recovering Perfectionist

Maria Ross | Posted 06.12.2016 | Parents
Maria Ross

There is absolutely no room for perfection in parenting. No median. No bike lane. You will screw up. You will doubt yourself at every turn.

Advice From a Judgmental, Perfectionist, Control Freak

Kylie Dunn | Posted 05.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Kylie Dunn

I wanted to be less of a judgmental, perfectionist, control freak... and finally work out what I wanted to do with my life. The project gave me more than I could ever have imagined, or hoped for, but there are three fundamental lessons from My Year of TED that I think everyone should apply to their own lives. They are a great start to improving your mental health and general happiness.

A Mothers' Day Remembrance

Mark D. Weinberg | Posted 05.08.2016 | Fifty
Mark D. Weinberg

A few weeks before she died, my mother asked me: "Was I a good mother?" Without a second's hesitation, I said: "No." She looked puzzled, and I quickly said: "You ARE a good mother."

On Finally Breaking Free From Paralyzing Perfectionism

Rebecca Strong | Posted 06.14.2015 | Women
Rebecca Strong

People like to idealize perfectionism. They convey it as an endearing quirk, a Woody Allen-esque neurosis. But here's the thing: Striving for excellence and setting unrealistic expectations for yourself are very different things.

Why Saying This Four-Letter Word Can Transform Your Productivity

Fast Company | Lisa Evans | Posted 04.07.2015 | World

Perfectionists are often reminded that "done is better than perfect." But it turns out there’s another reason we should all try to create more "done...

Demons of Perfection

Barrett Pall | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Barrett Pall

Whether it's your weight, your sexuality, issues with your parents, or whatever it is that you beat yourself up for deep down inside, know that you're not perfect. You'll never be perfect. You're not supposed to be perfect. But you will be ok.

How to Recover From a Bad Day

Dr. Melissa McCreery | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Melissa McCreery

We all have bad days. No matter how many yoga classes you attend, how smoothly your life runs, or how strong your willpower. The secret to thriving is learning how to move forward in spite of bad days, instead of aiming to never have one (the curse of a perfectionist).

On Becoming an Imperfectionist

Kristin Armstrong | Posted 04.15.2015 | Parents
Kristin Armstrong

I'm learning a lot in my pursuit of imperfection. French fries are a delicious addition to a meal. Red wine is a perfectly acceptable as a late night study companion. Plenty of reading can get done in carpool lines. Deadlines are more easily met when you have more deadlines.

8 Ways To Break Up With Perfection

Silvana Perelli | Posted 01.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Silvana Perelli

Authenticity is the new perfection. If you want to strive for something, strive for that. Then you know you'll be in alignment with who you want to be and how you want to show up in the world.

Don't Worry... Be Crappy

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 11.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Over the years I've gotten pretty good at being pretty crappy at some things. To be clear, I hate being crappy at things. It's not my intention, it's frustrating. But I also know that sometimes it's just necessary.

Four Ways to Move Past Perfectionism and Get Stuff Done

Mercedes Maidana | Posted 11.09.2014 | Small Business
Mercedes Maidana

Are you putting off launching your online program, writing your book, getting your website ready or doing your sales copy? Over the past few years, I've talked to hundreds of people who shared similar scenarios.

Retiring the Art of Perfection

Judi Freedman | Posted 10.03.2014 | Fifty
Judi Freedman

I was looking for a challenge during my second act and now I've found a big one. This goal may take me several years to achieve, but I'm going to accomplish it.

Who Is Chafing Your Chaps?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 08.13.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

"Projection always hides a feeling you don't want to look at. If you examine any negative trait you insist is present in another person, you will find...