9 Quotes to help you to Overcome Perfectionism

Oct 24, 2021 | Blog

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Perfectionism is a double edged sward. Many people think of it as a good quality to have, but often the cost is greater than any benefit. If you find yourself beating yourself up, never feeling good enough and putting tonnes of pressure on yourself, it’s time to overcome perfectionism and free yourself from it’s tyranny.

Mistakes lead to growth

The greatest opportunity you have for growth lies within your allowance of mistakes.

Source: A Perennial Pursuit

Let go of the weight

Perfectionism is a twenty-ton shield that we lug around thinking it will protect us when in fact, it’s the thing that’s really preventing us from taking flight. If we want to overcome perfectionism, we need to let go of the heavy weight that holds us down.

Source: Ashley Brooke Nicholas

Don’t let perfectionism get in the way

Don’t let perfect be the enemy of good.

Source: Busy Bee Planners

Be kinder to yourself

Perfectionism is the most paralyzing form of self-abuse.

Source: Hey Pretty Girl Blog

Give yourself credit

Give yourself credit for all of your efforts, no matter how perfect or flawed.

Source: Miss Tea Positive

Accept what is

Today will be what it is I will be who I am. And there will be beauty in both. Accepting what is is key to overcoming perfectionism.

Source: Ditch Perfect

The whole you is enough

The whole you deserves to be seen, not just your idealised version of self. Embracing your whole self is the key to overcoming perfectionism.

Source: Annie Gospodin

Get your subconscious on board

If you want to experience greater clarity, alignment, and flow in your life, match your subconscious beliefs and perceptions with your conscious goals and desires.

Source: New Beliefs Within

You create the rules

The game of life is made up. It’s written entirely by you. Create the rules that bring you joy and allow you to contribute at the highest level.

Source: Heather Whelpley

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