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You Don't Want To Be This Type Of Perfectionist
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.
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Our allergy to risking and potentially failing, all the while worshiping at the altar of perfection, may actually be hindering our health, happiness and achievement.
Confessions Of A Recovering Perfectionist
Storyteller, Truth-Digger & Copywriter to Soul-Centered Entrep...
Perfectionism is a way of closing off and controlling things. It may look pretty on the outside but in reality it's cold, isolated and dark. It's the cracks that let the light in, anyway. So, go on and ease up a bit. Let some light in and shine on!
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Dr. Randy Kamen
Psychologist, Educator. Author
Repeating the affirmation "progress, not perfection" will help you to create an attitudinal shift that will better equip you to accept your own limitations as well as those of your family members, friends, and coworkers.
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How Our Obsession With Perfections Makes Us So Imperfect
Writer & Marketing Specialist
This idea of perfection -- no flaws, no issues, no problems -- seems to infiltrate all our lives at one time or another. And like the yearning for perfection in the workplace, we also yearn for perfection in other aspects of our lives.
3 Magic Tips To Experience Your Perfect Life
Author, consultant and executive coach
The main challenge with perfection is that perfection almost always lies just out of reach, sort of the impossible dream that can't be had. Indeed, perfection cannot be had, at least now how you might typically think about it; however, it can be experienced.
Do You Have The 'Disease' That Makes You Self-Sabotoge? (QUIZ)
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You impair your normal state--the healthy, joyous expression of the true you--and impair your life when you try to push yourself to be perfect. Just like any ailment, perfectionism is destructive and it needs treatment.
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