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Arya8 October 20th, 2013 4:10am

Is it possible to overcome perfectionism?

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LilL44 Stuck In Suburbia
10/20/13 8:21 am

Possible but difficult

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kbluebird Denial
10/20/13 8:21 am

Seriously, I think it's just part of who you are, and for the most part you should learn to accept it. You could work on not letting little details bother you/take over your life, but it might be a lifelong project.

Arya8
10/20/13 8:35 am

I agree with you. I guess my problem is I cannot let go of all the little things. I've tried my whole life. I can handle it okay when I don't have a lot going on but right now I am swamped and I can't.

doctalk not all who wander r lost
10/20/13 6:06 am

I have a perfect plan to overcome perfectionism. Been working on it for years.

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Arya8
10/20/13 7:41 am

Haha. Me too. But I'm failing and it makes me anxious.

doctalk not all who wander r lost
10/20/13 7:56 am

Perfectionism, Procrastination, Paralysis, POVERTY

Arya8
10/20/13 8:34 am

Is that how it goes? I've always been a perfectionist and I'm still not a procrastinator. I'm what they call an "adaptive perfectionist." I can't be perfect but I do most things well, am organized to a fault, etc. I seem adaptive but it's hard for me

Arya8
10/20/13 7:41 am

Because it can lead to anxiety since one cannot "do it all" perfectly.

kbluebird Denial
10/19/13 10:52 pm

I feel like the "Yes" answer should be on the left, so I guess that means no.

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Arya8
10/20/13 7:42 am

I did that on purpose. :) it's an exercise in letting the little things go. But I will switch your tp if you have it on the "wrong way."

Zimmeress Make Me Laugh
10/19/13 10:52 pm

No, Inge has done it. ;-)

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MrLucchese If curious, ask.
10/20/13 4:26 am

That's because she's achieved it, silly. =)

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
10/19/13 9:29 pm

Yes! Anything's posible.

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TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
10/19/13 9:32 pm

Can you imagine how hard it was for me to deliberately misspell that and post it uncorrected? It won't be easy for you, either. :-)

musicfreak Loving Life
10/19/13 9:35 pm

Haha I can you imagine how dumb I felt when I didn't see your mistake?

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
10/19/13 9:38 pm

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You're amazing - don't ever change!

dawl adulting
10/19/13 9:23 pm

There's is a book by Brene Brown called the gifts of imperfection that I liked. May be a good start!

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Arya8
10/19/13 9:10 pm

Any tips for doing so are appreciated.