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Perfectionism Pitfalls

Nobody's Perfect: Ask Noah

Noah Kass | Posted 06.25.2012 | Money
Noah Kass

You believe you have the power to create a flawless item. You can't. No one can. You hope that one day things will be exactly the way you want them to be. They won't be.

Praising Children's So-So Creations: A Needlepoint Pillow And A Purple Rock

Lisa McElroy | Posted 03.18.2012 | Parents
Lisa McElroy

My daughter can take pride in doing it "her" way, or she can take pride in doing it the "correct" way. I'm not sure which value to teach.

Why 'Good Enough' Never Is

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Pursuing perfection can lead to perfection paralysis. There will always be one more iteration, one more change that will help move things along. But moving things along is motion, not perfection.

The Pitfalls Of Perfectionism

Psychology Today | Hara Estroff Marano | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

You could say that perfectionism is a crime against humanity. Adaptability is the characteristic that enables the species to survive--and if there's o...