perfectionist

We all have, at the least, a little Perfection Monster lurking within. I also think it's safe to visualize said monster with red pointy ears and tail, and pitchfork in hand.
The Missouri legislature is currently considering the enactment of legislation that would define frozen embryos as human life.
Well, that used to be me too. I would get all the junk out of the house thinking it was the best thing to do. You probably
It's not selfishness to be able to appreciate how much your needs matter, how worthy of love and care you are. It's a gift.
Here's the thing: No one's life looks like the images on Pinterest boards and thank goodness. As a mom and physician who spends time with real moms all day long, I can confidently state that reality is much better than Pinterest.
I think we all mistook you for excellence or conscientiousness. But, you found a way to sink your teeth in, and have infiltrated far too many areas of my life.
New research suggests that being a perfectionist isn't always a negative, stress-inducing thing.
So many of us are walking around with a judge and jury in our heads. We don't believe that we're enough as we are. Instead, we're putting ourselves on trial, and the "verdicts" leave us feeling unworthy and isolated. But what happens when we embrace freedom, even though we're afraid? It's revolutionary.
There is absolutely no room for perfection in parenting. No median. No bike lane. You will screw up. You will doubt yourself at every turn.
I wanted to be less of a judgmental, perfectionist, control freak... and finally work out what I wanted to do with my life. The project gave me more than I could ever have imagined, or hoped for, but there are three fundamental lessons from My Year of TED that I think everyone should apply to their own lives. They are a great start to improving your mental health and general happiness.
A few weeks before she died, my mother asked me: "Was I a good mother?" Without a second's hesitation, I said: "No." She looked puzzled, and I quickly said: "You ARE a good mother."
People like to idealize perfectionism. They convey it as an endearing quirk, a Woody Allen-esque neurosis. But here's the thing: Striving for excellence and setting unrealistic expectations for yourself are very different things.
Perfectionists are often reminded that "done is better than perfect." But it turns out there’s another reason we should all
Whether it's your weight, your sexuality, issues with your parents, or whatever it is that you beat yourself up for deep down inside, know that you're not perfect. You'll never be perfect. You're not supposed to be perfect. But you will be ok.