Creativity Thrives When Perfectionism Isn’t Stifling Your Excellence

Dr. Seuss Creativity Quote

Oh the places you’ll go.

Creativity requires space for exploring, expanding, and blossoming.

Your creativity is very often sparked by mistakes and wrong turns.

The binding, critical, constricted energy of perfectionism is the enemy of your creativity.

So, doing the work to overcome perfectionism in your life frees you up. It allows you to be your most creative and productive self.

Conversely, allowing perfectionism to shackle you and your energy will leave you frustrated, discouraged, and perpetually spinning your tires. This is because perfection is an illusion and a harsh one at that.

Perfectionism and Excellence

The difference between striving for excellence and striving for perfection is mammoth and it has a significant impact on the energy that you bring to any task.

  • Excellence is always evolving and changing. You attain one level of excellence and then strive for the next. Each moment offers new opportunities for excellence.
  • Perfection, on the other hand, is where you stop. What could follow? There is something about perfection that is, at its core, inimical to the human condition.

From the standpoint of energy and motivation, when you’re striving for excellence you are rooting for yourself. Giving yourself support and space, your creative energies are freed up. This puts you on track to attain the excellence that you seek.

Striving for perfection, on the other hand, is like working long hours, alone, under the unwavering eye of your inner critic. Creativity is stifled, your energy is cramped, and perfection remains elusive. Then, to top it off, your inner critic berates you for your failings.

Your inner critic kills your creativity.

The illusory expectation of perfection is something that your inner critic thrives on.

On the other hand, your creativity is stifled as fear constricts the free flow of your energy and ideas.

This, in turn, adds even more fuel for your inner critic’s constant, unhelpful messages.  So, the more perfectionism affects your energy the less you are able to accomplish. And this debilitating cycle perpetuates itself pretty much endlessly.

So, are you stuck?

Is perfectionism something that keeps you stuck and unable to access your fullest energy and creativity?

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