Blog: Perfectionism

Reach your goals faster

Reach your goals faster

Reach your goals with ease We set goals because we want to reach them--they represent something important to us. And, whether we articulate a timeframe or not, we usually have one in mind. That goes for anything ranging from securing a more senior position at work to...

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Worksheet for perfectionists: Stop, start, continue

Worksheet for perfectionists: Stop, start, continue

If you're a perfectionist, you have undoubtedly had the experience of working on a goal but not making progress in the ways you had hoped. Your own high standards may be holding you back. Maybe you're spending too much time on a particular task or taking too many...

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A positive approach to perfectionism

A positive approach to perfectionism

Huh? What do you mean: A positive approach to perfectionism? I used to think that perfectionism was something to overcome. I don’t think that anymore. Now, I think of it as something to be mindful of, to be(come) at peace with, and as a characteristic to leverage. I...

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Overcoming perfectionism: What if that weren’t the goal?

Overcoming perfectionism: What if that weren’t the goal?

Are you fed up with yourself and ready to start overcoming your perfectionism? What if I said I wanted to talk you out of overcoming it?! Yes, that's right: I want to propose a different way to see your perfectionism...a way that acknowledges the challenges and ALSO...

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Why we worry and how to worry less

Why we worry and how to worry less

I want to worry less. Are you with me?! This is me The other day, I crossed a small group pre-schoolers walking outside with their teacher. They were taking a slow stroll along the sidewalk of a quiet street on a sunny morning. "Watch out," cautioned the teacher. "Be...

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