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Are You A Perfectionist? Try this...

If you’re a woman that tends to strive for perfection in her personal or business life, then this is for you! Let’s take a quick dive into the topic of overcoming perfectionism with practical tips and insights that I personally use in my battle with perfectionism, and also implimemt with my clients.

I believe that the key to overcoming perfectionism is to focus on progress instead of perfection. This means learning to celebrate the small wins and milestones you achieve along the way, rather than only focusing on the end goal.

I learned this late in life. Thankfully, I learned and accepted that I wasn’t perfect, nothing I did was perfect, or ever would be. I learned how to give myself grace, and to offer myself compassion. Operating in perfection dimmed my light, made me feel unworthy, caused me to feel guilt and shame, and destroyed my confidence. Living in this cycle for many years, led to a full on identity crisis that I have finally reclaimed by knowing who I am in Christ, operating in my core values, and intentional self love!

Tip #1

One tip that suggests is to identify the underlying beliefs and values that may be driving your perfectionism. Once you understand what's motivating your behavior, you can work to shift your mindset and approach your goals in a more balanced way.

Tip #2

Another tip is to prioritize self-care and self-compassion. It's easy to fall into a cycle of self-criticism and negativity when you're striving for perfection. But learning to treat yourself with kindness and compassion can help you to build resilience and bounce back from setbacks more easily.

Tip #3

Finally, it's important to remember that progress is not always linear. There will be setbacks and roadblocks along the way, but these are all opportunities for growth and learning. Embrace the journey and enjoy the process, rather than focusing solely on the end result.

Thank you for reading this segment on Emphasizing Progress Over Perfection. I hope you’ve found these tips helpful and inspiring. Remember, progress is the true key to success. Check out the link in this video to sign up for the Sexy, Bold & Unstuck Workshop tomorrow night and every other Wednesday at the lounge! See you soon!

Jacinda Haines

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