How to Blast Past Perfectionistic Pit Stops

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Don’t let past failures stop you from your destiny. Blast past the discomfort of having to be perfect. Remember that you are amazing just as you are. Don’t live in the pit stops of life, move forward. Making healthy changes in your life will add to your greatness! Don’t spend another moment beating yourself up. Find out great ways to blast past perfectionism. Take action, take control and become the person you have always wanted to be.

 

LOOK AT THE BIG PICTURE

Instead of paying attention to every micro minuscule things crowding your mind, dream big. Remember why you are putting in the work. Remind yourself of why you are working so hard towards your goal. Instead of sweating the small stuff focus on the bigger goal. On your way to the top there will be difficulties, they can make you stronger. We find out what we are made of when we face our fears. Click To Tweet Laugh in the face of fear! Show it who’s the boss!

 

DO THE BEST YOU CAN

Instead of worrying day and night set finishing points. Often perfectionist will work way past quitting time. A perfectionist in school will pull all-nighters to get the studying/project done. If you are a professional you may find yourself staying way past closing time. Yes, there is an element of dedication at the same time this is disrespecting yourself. STOP IT! (Of course I know it’s not that easy, keep reading). When you sacrifice your well being and time in such a way you make it devastatingly easy to experience stress and negativity.

 

DON’T WORRY ABOUT KEEPING UP WITH OTHERS

Always know that you are in your own race. Forget about the “Jones” be the best you. Click To TweetLet go of the pressures society teaches us about success.  It doesn’t matter how many shoes you have in your closet, if you don’t have a million saved or you are married with 2.5 kids. It’s not about what you have. Your overall well being and happiness matter. Go after what you want. Set your course and rock steady baby.

 

GET THE FREAK UP AND DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT -GTFU

Instead of lying in bed do something. Sometimes perfectionist get so caught up in everything they have to do and they freeze up. They don’t do anything at all. If you have to fall out of bed to make it happen go for it. Don’t just dream about it do it. Don’t overthink it, Do it! Click To Tweet

 

KNOW WHEN TO SAY WHEN

Going back to a previous point, having dedication to complete a task is a quality to be admired. Knowing when to say when is essential. Taking time to take care of you is one of the best things that you can do for yourself. (This isn’t meant to sound selfish) It’s about you respecting yourself. When we say no we are saying yes to ourselves. Knowing when enough is enough will free you up for fun.

 

Experience this kind of personal growth by contacting us at @ 361.355.5558 or FHC.
Flourishing Hope Counseling PLLC is a Kingsville, Texas Private Practice.

Photo above “Pit Stop” by Veronica Jauriqui