Is Perfectionism in this Digital Age a Mental Disorder?

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Perfectionism comes in different flavours. There’s a “constructive perfectionism,” where we focus on the process of improvement and find energy in our progress. And there’s also a “destructive perfectionism,” where we end up fixating on achieving perfection or becoming perfect in the eyes of others.

She further adds that this brand of perfectionism can send us down a dark path. The first step is to determine if your brand of perfectionism is problematic, and then you can commit to a plan to change, considering potential stumbles along the way.

Perfectionism for Middle-Class People Takes Huge Mental Toll!

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“If you find that you suffer from destructive perfectionism, how does it show up for you?”

Perfectionism, to me, is a test of accountability and self-awareness for work. There needs to be a balance and a mindset that helps with self-reflection when planning and executing excellence.

“Striving For Best” is Just a Fallacy

We can strive to be the best son, the best coder, or the best writer, and there’s nothing wrong with that. I believe — striving for greatness should be applauded instead of criticized.

Chill, and Love Your Imperfections :)

The failures you have been through are like scars that you wear on your body. They are signs of a battle you fought. Even if you lost, the scars were left behind as a reminder of who you were and who you can be.

An engineer by peer pressure, corporate professional by parent’s expectations & product designer by passion. I tell stories with a tinch of intellectualness.

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