Perfectionism

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Stop Beating Yourself Up — You're Doing Your Best

The facade of control I’d spent so much energy maintaining was ripped from me. I am doing my best, and that’s good enough for me. Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   02.6.18   |   SHARE
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Unfortunately I held onto the dogmatic perfectionism.

How Dogmatic Perfectionism Nearly Killed Me

There was no room for fallibility or even a gray scale of good and bad — perfection was the only option. Dogmatic perfectionism nearly killed me! Read...
Trav Mamone    |   01.30.18   |   SHARE
Minds
I Am The Crisis Friend.

Comfort In Chaos: I Am The Crisis Friend

I don’t know what “normal” is — that is to be not in crisis — because I never knew normal, to begin with. I am the crisis friend. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   11.30.17   |   SHARE
Minds
According to those who prescribe to the theory of so-called ‘healthy perfectionism’, the endless pursuit of flawless achievement isn’t necessarily a bad thing, exhausting and stressful as it may be.

Is Healthy Perfectionism A Real Thing?

Flawlessness has its drawbacks. Read...
Josie Gleave of SHESAID    |   10.25.17   |   SHARE
Minds
I'm learning to let go of my perfectionism.

On Learning To Let Go Of My Perfectionism

I am a compulsive memorizer. I am terrified of making a mistake, ever. But I'm learning to let go of my perfectionism. Read...
Lindsay King-Miller of Role Reboot    |   09.29.17   |   SHARE
Families
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We Have A Perfectionism Problem

We need to stop trying to be perfect. I know better than most that it is much, much easier said than done. Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   08.9.17   |   SHARE
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Perfectionism is exhausting. It steals your time, your energy, your joy, your life.

You Aren't Lazy — You're Just Terrified: On Paralysis And Perfectionism

Do you feel stuck? Paralyzed by fear that you will be bad at what you want to accomplish? The never ending cycle: perfectionism, procrastination, Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   07.19.17   |   SHARE
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There's so much more power in laughter than we realize.

I Have One Thing In Common With Donald Trump (And It Is NOT Funny!)

Critique devastates me. I never want to do anything wrong. When I believe I have done something wrong, I tend to avoid the situation or people Read...
Robin Berl    |   04.29.17   |   SHARE
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