Just wanted to share this post with you all. In my counselling session last week, we talked about the risks associated with striving for the impossible (perfection) and how we should instead learn to appreciate and accept our own, personal ‘excellence’.
The pressure to be perfect can be often overwhelming.
by Lisa Boyle of Fashion Hungry
When conjuring up the image of a perfectionist, what often springs to mind is an immaculate, glossy-haired woman with a spick and span house and an impressive career to boot. However while many perfectionists may seem perfectly in control on the outside, on the inside they might be telling a whole different story.
I have always been a bit of a perfectionist. Whether it comes to work, keeping fit or organising work events, I get utterly frustrated if things don’t go as planned. To paint a clearer picture – when things don’t go seamlessly, I often end up a crumpled, neurotic mess. I’m not sure what drives my need to get things perfect – but I am sure there are many women out there who can relate.
In today’s society, we are continually met with…
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