About Happily Imperfect & Sharon Martin
Happily Imperfect focuses on helping you embrace your imperfections and develop self-acceptance and self-compassion. Many of us feel inadequate and like there is something fundamentally wrong with us. We try to feel worthy through achievements and and being perfect. While perfectionism may seem like a good quality, in reality it causes unrealistic expectations, relationship conflict, self-criticism, stress and anxiety, procrastination and sucks the joy out of your life. Self-compassion can move you away from criticism and toward a loving relationship with yourself and others.
This blog tackles topics such as:
- Overcoming perfectionism
- Overthinking and anxiety
- Productivity and procrastination
- Setting healthy boundaries
- Controlling behaviors
- Comparison and judgment
About Sharon Martin, LCSW
Sharon Martin is a practicing psychotherapist, writer, speaker, and media contributor on emotional health and relationships. Her psychotherapy practice specializes in helping individuals struggling with perfectionism and codependency to embrace imperfection and grow happiness. Her personal journey of overcoming perfectionism and people-pleasing traits, inspired her passion for this work. Sharon is also the author of Setting Boundaries Without Guilt: A Workbook to Move You From Doormat to Empowerment. Please visit her website for more information: http://sharonmartincounseling.com.