Tag Archives: perfectionism
Are you strangling your business in the name of quality?
While Mae West once declared, “Too much of a good thing can be wonderful,” it’s probably more accurate to say that “Too much of anything is toxic.” It’s true. Whether we’re talking about a physical activity, a food, a … Continue reading
How to take action even though you’re a perfectionist
Perfectionism. It’s a chain I dragged behind me for many years. I hear many people admit to being perfectionists as if it were a badge of honor. However, I’ve come to believe that, in reality, perfectionism is just an excuse … Continue reading
Through a glass darkly: the dangers of faulty perception
One of the stories that was told in my family as far back as I can remember is that I was the child with “the good brain.” (My older sisters were dubbed “the no-nonsense one” and “the sensitive one.”) Needless … Continue reading
Is it time for a mental makeover?
How do you let go of harsh, unrealistic judgments of yourself? Start here. Continue reading
There’s No Such Thing as a Perfect Action Plan! (Thank Goodness.)
Perfectionism has a high cost and a low return. So why do so many of us get sucked into thinking “perfection” is what we should aim for? Here’s an idea for getting out of Perfection Paralysis. Continue reading