Mar 14, 2013 ... The anti-pleasure, perfectionist trends so marked in contemporary culture are
holding us back from just living in the moment and enjoying ...
Sep 1, 2015 ... From the day we were born we have had perfectionism shoved down our throats.
You know those words as well as I do, “If you can't do it right then don't do it at all!
... That is why we feel the need to beat ourselves up when we don't do something
... Whatever the reason; you are ready to try something new.
We can't even believe the photographs or our own eyes any more. As we are ...
We view ourselves in the same, high-standard, need-to-be-perfect way. Unless
we ... If we could just attain perfection, then others would have to love us. Right?
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You just can't seem to shake the nagging feeling that your performance wasn't ...
function purely within our comfort zone and develop no new skills. On the other
hand, if we are not driven by fear of failure, we do not limit ourselves to what we ...
Apr 24, 2015 ... Perfectionism means putting pressure on ourselves to meet high ... However,
every time a person wants to do something new or difficult and ... Finally, we
suffer from negative consequences of setting such ... It's a vicious cycle, and a
perfectionist can't prevent himself from getting to the following stages of ...
Surrender's about accepting where we are, knowing that we are works in
progress. ... There is no shame in mistakes, just an opportunity to learn and to
grow. ... Excellence, unlike perfectionism, is about lovingly pushing ourselves to
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Aug 6, 2014 ... In the end we agreed to disagree (I think it's just a matter of time; ... So when we
embark on a new project, instead of falling into the lure and trap of perfectionism,
... turns out right," we can do ourselves a favor and decide that flaws or ... their
swings in baseball, college applications and they say—"...
We can both accept ourselves and want to change. ... We can't just sit back and
say that deep inside there's purity and so we don't have to do anything. ... and
one that troubled me many years ago when I was new to meditation and
Overcoming Perfectionism: The Joy of Just Okay ... Haven't we all felt it? ... In high
school, being popular, being smart, being a jock—whichever lane we .... If I can't
do what the rest of the class is doing I try my best. ... You are spot on when you
relate the need to be perfect to how we are feeling about ourselves on the in...