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Perfectionist

12 Ways to Beat Impostor Syndrome


I'm a fake.

I'm a phony.

I don't belong here.

I have no idea what I'm doing.

I'm a fraud.

I don't have what it takes.

I'm not like the rest of the people here.

I'm inadequate.

I don't deserve this success.

I don't know what gave me the idea that I'm smart enough, pretty enough, experienced enough.

People are going to find out.

If this is what goes through your mind, you may have "impostor syndrome."

Impostor Syndrome is an ironic thing. The...
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Overcoming Perfectionism

Why I Stopped Trying to be Perfect


 
I had to give up trying to be perfect.
For many years, perfectionism was my idol. I worshiped it with zeal, hoping it would deliver me from self-doubt. I imagined perfection in all its glory - a successful business, an immaculate home, skinny jeans sans muffin top, and kids who actually listen. My perfect self is funny and cute. No more saggy skin or...
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