Perfectionism is exhausting and it keeps us busy, very busy. It shows up as impossible goals, standards beyond reason and self-worth tied entirely to productivity, accomplishment and looking good. Exhausted yet? Believe me, so was I.
This was my life for a long time. Until I became brave enough to be imperfect. This took courage as the need to be perfect means that average or anything less than perfect feels like a failure. As a transformation coach, I have helped hundreds of women overcome perfectionism.
Here is a list of insights I have gathered over the years: