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The 6 Most Popular Perfectionism Posts from Happily Imperfect

Top Perfectionism Posts of 2015

I started writing the Happily Imperfect blog for Psych Central in September of this year. It’s been such a great experience and I want to thank all of you, my readers. I am so happy to share my passion for overcoming perfectionism!

My goal in writing Happily Imperfect is to share helpful information, pose thoughtful questions, and create a community of like-minded folks interested in personal growth.

The blog primarily focuses on:

  • understanding and overcoming perfectionism
  • setting healthy boundaries
  • decreasing our need to please others
  • improving our ability to tolerate criticism
  • treating ourselves with more compassion
  • practicing assertiveness
  • improving self-worth
  • less 0ver-thinking, overwhelm and anxiety
  • balancing work and fun (productivity, procrastination, relaxation)

These were my 6 most popular posts (based on page views) on these topics. They might be worth a second look!


What Causes Perfectionism?What Causes Perfectionism?


Overcoming Perfectionism 10 Proven Tips for Overcoming Perfectionism

6 Big Problems with People Pleasing

6 Big Problems with People-Pleasing and How to Fix Them


The 5 Real Reaons You Procrastinate

The 5 Real Reasons You Procrastinate


The 6 Best Tips to Deal with Criticism

The 6 Best Ways to Deal with Criticism

Signs You're an Overthinker #anxiety #overthinking #perfectionism

Signs You are an Overthinker

Which post was your favorite?

I will be planning posts for 2016, so if you have a question related to one of the themes listed above, put it in the comments and I will try to address it. Again, thank you for reading and best wishes for the new year!


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The 6 Most Popular Perfectionism Posts from Happily Imperfect

Sharon Martin, LCSW

Sharon Martin is a licensed psychotherapist and codependency expert practicing in San Jose, CA. She is the author of The CBT Workbook for Perfectionism: Evidence-Based Skills to Help You Let Go of Self-Criticism, Build Self-Esteem, and Find Balance and several ebooks including Navigating the Codependency Maze.  

To learn more, visit Sharon's website. And please sign-up for free access to her resource library HERE (worksheets, tips, meditations, and resources for healing codependency, perfectionism, anxiety and more).

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Martin, S. (2015). The 6 Most Popular Perfectionism Posts from Happily Imperfect. Psych Central. Retrieved on September 24, 2020, from


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