We all set standardsfor ourselves in work, hobbies, and our personal lives. Settingstandards and goals are the most effective way to constantly worktowards what we want in life. And being serious about achievement andpersonal success is important. But there is a need for balance andgrace, giving yourself room to make mistakes and possibly fail whiletrying to be your best. Being too much of a perfectionist leaves noroom for error, and can be unhealthy for you and difficult for thoseclosest to you. If you feel like you may be a little too harsh onyourself or others, check out these 11 signs that you’re too muchof a perfectionist.
You can’thandle making mistakes.
If you leaveyourself no room to ever make mistakes, then you likely have an issuewith perfectionism. You likely cannot leave errors for long, feelingan immediate need to correct them.
You deal inabsolutes.
You may feel likeeverything has to be all or nothing, in that either you have donewell or poorly, with no room for gray area. Things are either totallyright or wrong, good or bad.
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