What do you do when you’re stuck in a moment of perfectionism?
We all have these moments where we find ourselves double or triple spell-checking the most basic email, obsessively going over someone else’s work to make sure every little detail is just right, or snapping at our significant other for wearing a shirt that’s just plain WRONG (aka not picture perfect).
Those simple, everyday moments where everything was going alright and then suddenly, BOOM!, we’re caught up in perfectionism.
For most of us, perfectionism has been a long-time companion. A shadow that’s been following us for years. And so, overcoming the coping mechanism that is perfectionism is going to be a long-term effort.
But that doesn’t mean there isn’t anything you can do, in the moment, when you’re stuck in perfectionism to help you snap out of it.
I’ve come up with 4 sure-fire ways to instantly snap you out of perfectionism. Let's dive in!