Many people in our society today call themselves perfectionists and they do so with a strong sense of pride. I am a perfectionist and I always thought that was a good thing. I would brag about my accomplishments, how well I could multi-task and I felt as though I were Superwoman.
The attitude regarding perfectionism is widespread and it is often reinforced by people’s language patterns, the media and even in some religious beliefs. Our attitude surrounding perfectionism is that being this way brings rewards, financial and otherwise. But are these rewards really possible or are we just asking for disaster by striving to be perfect?
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