Put Perfectionism in Its Place: Time Tips That Help

When you put perfectionism in its place you free yourself to be as creative and powerful as you actually are. You get out of your own way and start to see what you can actually do. Indeed, one of the great illusions about perfectionism is that it is the pursuit of excellence.  Nothing could be…

Creativity Thrives When Perfectionism Isn’t Stifling Your Excellence

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.…

Excellence Doesn’t Have to be Elusive – Here’s What Helps

Excellence is something that many of us strive for. A worthy goal, excellence is not something easily attained. So what helps? In a nutshell: focus and discipline. Think about an Olympic athlete, a successful entrepreneur, a musical prodigy. What do they have in common? Talent and something more… The journey to the realization of Olympic…

Perfectionism: Wise Voices Weigh In!

Perfectionism doesn’t have to undermine your confidence, sap your energy, and bring your productivity to a frustrating halt. We’ve been looking at ways that you can counter the perfectionistic messages that you carry with you. And the good news is that, with practice and steadiness, your Wise Voice really can overcome

Perfectionism Trap: 3 Time Tips to Free You!

Perfectionism is NOT the pursuit of excellence! That’s a crippling illusion.  In reality excellence is choked and stifled by perfectionism. As artist and writer Julia Cameron has written: “Perfectionism is not a quest for the best. It is a pursuit of the worst in ourselves, the part that tells us that nothing