It would be helpful if you read Managing Perfectionism in the Articles section under Perfectionism before reading this article, as well as taking some time to observe your own perfectionist patterns. Once you have accomplished that, choose a few of the strategies outlined here. Keep working at it until you understand what you need to do to accept your imperfections and humanness.
Perfectionists aspire to be top achievers and do not allow themselves to make even a single mistake. These articles not only describe a perfectionist but also include helpful ways to become less of a perfectionist and enjoy life more.
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What Is Perfectionism? Perfectionists aspire to be top achievers and do not allow themselves to make even a single mistake. They are always on the alert for imperfections and weaknesses in themselves and others. They tend to be rigid thinkers who are on the lookout for deviations from the rules or the norm.