Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing perfectly.
In life we should strive for success, aspire to do great things and be conscious of reaching our full potential. When this desire for greatness becomes about finding perfection however, it can soon turn from something that motivates, into something that immobilizes.
How do you know if your children are ‘perfectionists’ and what can this mean for them and those around them?
Perfectionists Procrastinate- for them nothing is ever good enough and hence they are put off starting a project or attempting a new endeavour for fear of them not being able to execute it perfectly. The perfectionist is often left always waiting for the perfect conditions, the perfect timing, the perfection of skills etc. The perfectionist becomes an observer rather than a participant and therefore misses out on many challenges and learning experiences. [Read more...]