Deep down, even the most ardent perfectionist knows that there is no such thing as perfect. It’s a myth And it’s tied to three other illusions.
Giving yourself permission to suck is the best thing you can do to build strength where you need it most. There is no greater freedom than the freedom to fail.
To build confidence in doing anthing, you must do the thing. Beyond that, it’s the way you practice that builds confidence. Why sub-optimal conditions and failure are better vehicles to build confidence than perfect circumstances and success.
Conditioning new behavior and breaking habits is never easy, and when done in public they often trigger the very perfectionism I’m trying to break. What’s helping me embrace published ovdr perfect.
Deconstructing my perfectionism: the triggers, the beliefs, the conditioning, and all the elements that keep my locked in a hollow shell of a perfectionist pattern.