Episode 39: The 3 HUGE Mistakes Every Perfectionist Makes

How to Overcome Perfectionism

Are you a superachiever? Are you often very critical of yourself and get hurt easily by others criticism or judgement?

Do you often feel exhausted or anxious because you are pushing yourself so hard and trying to prove your worth to yourself or others?

Do you procrastinate and wait until the last minute to turn things in because you’re not sure if your work is good enough? 

If you answered yes to any of these questions - you may be a perfectionist….which means this episode of the Heal to Transform podcast is a MUST-LISTEN!

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In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • The 3 HUGE mistakes that all perfectionists make - and what to do instead

  • How fear and shame may be hiding under the need for success, accomplishment and overachievement.  

  • How perfectionism is dangerous to your physical and mental well-being and health.

  • Three simple actions you can take today to relieve the anxiety and exhaustion of needing to be perfect.

  • How to help your daughter or son overcome perfectionism and teach them it’s okay to fail.

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This weeks question is:

Question: Which of the 3 simple actions to overcome perfectionism are you going to take today?

Check Out More Heal To Transform Resources

  • Episode 38: How to Get Over the Fear of Rejection

  • Episode 37: Quieting Your Inner Critic

  • Episode 33: 5 Simple Steps to Eliminate Indecision

  • Episode 23: Overcome These 3 Challenges and You Will Become One of the Happiest, Most Successful People You Know

  • Episode 21: The Power of Facing Your Fears

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