The struggle of the ‘perfectionist’ is real, and my fellow perfectionists reading this post are nodding in agreement. We are our own hardest critics and sometimes (let’s be honest – most of the time) set unrealistic high expectations for ourselves.
I wish I could say that I have found the magic cure, but perfectionism is something I grapple with everyday. I am learning (yes, daily learning) to embrace progress over perfection to steadily move toward the change I want. If I don’t do this, then I am stuck – literally at a stand-still – until I figure out the perfect way to accomplish my goals. (more…)