Thinking you can and should make everything perfect often feeds negative emotions. Here are five ways to get out of the perfectionism trap and accomplish (and enjoy life) more.
We don’t do politics here at Guideposts, but I’ve got to highlight something President Obama said in his State of the Union address last week: “We were never sent here to be perfect. We were sent here to make what difference we can.”
I think this message has great relevance for a lot of us, not just members of Congress. Not because of my political leanings, but because of my perfectionist leanings, which can (and sometimes do) get in the way of my happiness and achievements—and certainly put a dent in my positive attitude.