Perfectionism is tricky.
At its core perfectionism is motivated by wanting everything to be just perfect, because when everything is perfect it becomes manageable.
Making life manageable is great but the problem is that it will never be perfect. And when things are not perfect we can very easily fall into beating ourselves up for “failing” to meet impossible standards.
This week I have a tap-along to help us be gentler with ourselves for not being perfect, and to forgive ourselves for being unable to reach unattainable goals.