Why Perfectionism Is Ruining Your Life

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A few months ago, I interviewed Professor Thomas Curran about perfectionism. He explained what perfectionism is, why it’s problematic, and how we can work to overcome it. So in this video, I’m sharing his best insights and ideas so hopefully you get some useful tips on how to beat perfectionism. Enjoy!

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⌚️Timestamps:
0:00 – Introduction
1:33 – The Productivity Paradox
3:39 – The Perfectionism Trap
6:21 – Imposter Syndrome
8:08 – Set Reasonable Standards
11:51 – Surrendering
13:37 – Set Failure As Success
14:46 – Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone
16:18 – Sketch Your Goals

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