Hello. My name is Brenna, and I’m a recovering perfectionist.
That’s right. I said it. I struggle with perfectionism. Or as I like to call it, being an overachiever. For some reason that just sounds less offensive. You know, more playful. Less anal. Whatever makes me feel better, right?
Let me back up for a second. I’m assuming you all know and struggle with perfectionism too. But, just in case you don’t (You lucky thing, you!) or you’re in a deep state of denial as was I, I’ll start at the beginning.
First of all, what IS perfectionism?
According to dictionary.com, perfectionism is defined as a personal standard, attitude, or philosophy that demands the highest degree of excellence and rejects anything less.
A PERSONAL standard DEMANDING the HIGHEST degree of excellence REJECTING anything less.
Those are some pretty harsh words right there.Read More