Hello to all you perfectionists out there! This is a nonjudgment zone because I’m a recovering perfectionist. 🙂
It’s a freeing moment when we finally realize that being real is less stressful. And gratifying.
Joyce’s Thoughts About Being a Perfectionist
Learning how to laugh at our mistakes is a great sign of progress.
The last couple of years has shown many of us how we need to let go of being perfect. We learned many new skills because we had numerous courses to take while hunkered down. I bet you made a few mistakes while trying out these new techniques.
Coaching Clients Discover How to Let Go Of Being Perfect
Coaching clients share how letting go of being perfect is one of their highest achievements. I know what they are saying! They move forward with a kick in their step because their fear of being perfect isn’t as big.
It takes practice to learn how to laugh at our mistakes.
Perfectionists If I can Learn to Let Go…So Can You
I posted a short article on Facebook and LinkedIn today. It was all about being a perfectionist. I just looked at the comments from my connections which were very interesting.
I noticed that I spelled the word Perfection wrong. I didn’t type in Perfectionist. I typed in Perfection.
I would have been embarrassed in the past. I use Spell Check and Grammarly all the time. I goofed.
The new Joyce laughed it off and wrote a humorous comment about it.
This may seem like a little issue for some of you. This is a sign of growth as a recovering perfectionist.
Look out for a future post about the importance of humility. This is key in showing up without having all the answers.
Now It’s Your Turn to Comment About Being or Not Being a Perfectionist
- Please share how you recovered from being a perfectionist
- How have you changed from being perfect and becoming real?
- What do you still need to do to stop beating yourself up when you make a mistake?
Let’s Stay Connected
I’m always looking for engaging guests on my newly launched LIVE BROADCAST: Kick Conflict to the Curb. Let me know if you want to discuss the possibility of being a guest.
- I’ll showcase your skills and expertise.
- The theme is resolving conflict – what a shock, right? 🙂
Until Next Time, Be Well and Happy!
Joyce Weiss, M.A., CSP, CVP
Conflict Resolution and Communication Coach
Queen of Conflict Resolution
P.S. Please share this post on your social media. As a result, other growth-minded people can reduce their high drama and inner stress.
We made it easy for you. The shareable social media links are below.
P.P.S. Subscribe to my YouTube channel for more tips and strategies for you or your direct reports to reduce stress and conflict.
You’ll find playlists on dealing with bullies, tough conversations, and interviews with thought-provoking HR Professionals and leaders.