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GPS FOR THE SOUL
Even in Paradise, Nothing's Perfect
Author of From Type A to Type Me: How to Stop "Doing" Life and...
We learn, grow, and share our gifts with the world not through the most perfect day ever, but by being our most perfect unique self no matter the circumstances. My challenge to you is to make this day, no matter what else is going on, the best it can be.
GPS FOR THE SOUL
Bye Bye, Perfectionism: I'm Done With You
Behavioral Science Therapist and Professor, Recovering Perfect...
I think we all mistook you for
But, you found a way to sink your teeth in, and have infiltrated far too many areas of my life.
Why I'm Not Rushing to Have a Baby (Even Though I Really Want One)
My life is far from perfect and I haven't yet accomplished all that I hope to. Even so, I'm starting to realize that I don't have to be miserable about that... even when life challenges me in unimaginable ways.
On Finally Breaking Free From Paralyzing Perfectionism
Boston-based M.F.A. student and freelance journalist.
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.
How to Become a Creative Superhero
Esther de Charon de Saint Germain
Soul Whisperer, author of The Wonderfully Weird Woman's Manual...
The fear of failure is an important element of the Creative Superhero's Kryptonite. Its antidote is playing. Go and play. Make a castle out of lego, draw with closed eyes. Leave a mistake in your text. Run with your arms spread wide open.
The One Thing That Elizabeth Gilbert Says Is At The Root Of Every Problem
Four Ways to Move Past Perfectionism and Get Stuff Done
Speaker. Business and Abundance Coach. Patagonia Surf Ambassad...
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.
When We Learn From Failure -- And When We Don't
5 Ways To Push Out Perfectionism
I Am Perfect...
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Shelley Gazes: Simply Put: How Releasing Perfection Brought Me Closer to Success
Publishing professional and writer
When I was younger, I assumed being tough on myself was the only way to remain on a steady path to "success." But I hadn't paused to define what success really meant to me.
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