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Is perfectionism ruining your life?

Is Perfectionism ruining your life

I am a recovering perfectionist. I am working hard on it everyday by focusing on my new motto of done is better than perfect.  Being a perfectionist was ruining my life and making my family miserable.  I realized that I needed to change in order to be happy and have a happy life. Here are some examples of how perfectionism was ruining my life and my tips to how I’m working on overcoming it.

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Is the Problem Really Your Weight?

From a young age we always hear the women in our lives say they need to lose a few pounds or go on a diet. Why are women so obsessed with a number on the scale? Your worth should not be determined by a number. It should be determined by how you feel.

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Does having the “perfect” life make you happy?

 

does having the perfect life make you happy

I have a vision in my head of what my “perfect” life looks like. I have a beautiful house, new car, well behaved kids (all the time), nice clothes and I never have to worry about money. But who really has that? No one and even if they did, it doesn’t mean that they are happy. You have to learn to be happy where you are now. If you aren’t then what makes you think that buying things is going to change that.

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The three things that make me feel like I have my life together

The three things that make me feel like I have my life together

Most days I try my best to have it together and most days I fail. Once in a while I have an amazing day and figured out it’s when these three things align. I notice that I’m a happier person and I have more patience. I live in the real world though so I can’t get these three things to align all the time but I’m working on it and that’s all that I can do. I know I don’t have to do all three perfectly but as long as I can get them done it usually helps me get through the day.

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What does perfect mean anyway?

What does perfect mean anyway?

I am a perfectionist. My philosophy has always been if I can’t do it perfectly then there’s no point in doing it at all. Boy did I miss out on doing a lot of things. The truth is I’m never perfect. What is perfect? Who decides what perfect is? If we don’t really ever truly know what perfect is then how can we reach it? We can’t and we need to start accepting that.

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