Posts Tagged "Learning"

Unlearning Perfectionism

I’ve studied and written about perfectionism plenty . . . my own experience with it, tips to overcome it, etc. But what I now know better than ever is that all the reading in the world doesn’t help one deal with it compared to a living, breathing experience. I’m talking about the act of DOING instead of thinking, analyzing, theorizing, trying to understand. Since I can’t…

Taming the cruel taskmaster, perfectionism

In my Nov. 22 blog post, I reflected on an important insight I learned from an interesting coaching technique, in short: cycles of change is what life is made of, and there’s no one perfect steady state. I also ruminated on the importance of focusing on process and not just the end product, which for some carries the highest possible standard. I suppose it’s becoming clear…