Have you set unattainable, high standards for yourself? Do you become self-critical when you do not achieve said high standards? Have you become critical of others for not meeting the standards which you have set? Does your fear of failure lead you to procrastination or hinder you from following your dreams? If you have answered yes to any of the above, you may have perfectionistic tendencies.
While continuously striving to be the best version of yourself and having attention to detail can be a great driving force, perfectionism often becomes a roadblock.
How do you know if perfectionism is blocking your path to self-actualization?
The good news is that you can manage your perfectionism and even turn it into your driving force to success. Here are a few tips on how you can achieve this:
You have a choice. You can either focus your energy on building roadblocks or you can become the driving force toward your success.
By Naomi Wernecke, Personal Development Coach
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