A won’t settle for anything less than the highest grades…she pushes herself to the extreme, and then drops the exam, and a year, because she’s not prepared enough. B works ceaselessly to perfect an office presentation but lands up missing the deadline because he just wasn’t satisfied. These two examples illustrate the downside of perfectionism.
Aiming for perfection is good but when it affects your equilibrium and cripples your self-worth and rational mind, it’s moved into a grey area of compulsion, and needs to be controlled. This infographic provides 9 tips to manage negative perfectionist tendencies.
Infographic by – CashNetUSA