What kind of self-destructive perfectionist are you? - Deepstash
3 types of perfectionism
  • Self-oriented: the irrational desire to be perfect.
  • Socially prescribed: perceiving excessive expectations from others.
  • Other-oriented: placing unrealistic...

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What kind of self-destructive perfectionist are you?

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Seeking perfection can create paralysis that hurts productivity. 

You procrastinate to distract yourself from the big scary tasks you have to do. And you end up beating yourself u...

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Julie Morgenstern

“Perfectionism is a pretty rampant problem (...) It may be worse in an era of social media where everybody’s posting the most curated, best, perfect lives and achievements. We’re constantly surr...

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Selective perfectionism

It means choosing when a task is worth an effort that’s above and beyond and when it’s not.

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Before you start a task, write out the maximum you could do for that task, the minimum you could do, and the moderate–a happy medium of the two.

This allows you to break black-and-whit...

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