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6 Ways to Deal with the Pressure to be Perfect by Psychic Source

Date 9/30/2013

Sometimes there is no right answer.

Sometimes there is no right answer.

Perfection may seem like an honorable goal to strive for, but the reality is perfection is not attainable and striving for it can hamper and not help your life. If you struggle for perfection then you need to understand that you are putting undue pressure on yourself. Here are some tips to help you deal with the pressure to be perfect.

1. Find the Root of Your Perfection Pressure
If you are easily frustrated when you make a mistake or don't meet your standard of perfection, find the cause. Psychic life readings are helpful for gaining insight into your own deep-held attitudes and beliefs. Often when a person strives for perfection they fear making a mistake, failure, or disapproval. They care so much about what others think of them that they are never satisfied with their accomplishments.

2. Give Yourself a Break
You need to understand that it is okay to make mistakes. Some of life's greatest lessons come from our greatest failures. If you make a mistake give yourself a break, learn from it and move on.

3. Understand There's No Right Answer
Sometimes there is no clear wrong or right way to do something. This can paralyze someone who strives for perfection. You can't let the ambiguity prevent you from completing the task. Realize that sometimes you can't know the right way, so strive to do your best. Talk with a psychic medium to work through these issues and discover the path you truly want.

4. Dive Right In
Perfectionists often have a hard time getting started on a project, especially if it is something that they have never done before. Don't waste your time figuring out how to do everything just so; instead, just get started. You'll learn as you go.

5. Know When to Walk Away
If you find yourself getting frustrated because you can't make it perfect, walk away. You need to take a deep breath, determine why you believe a task must be done perfectly, and why it isn't working. Maybe what you're doing isn't possible and you need to change your tactic. Get space from your perfection problem by walking away from a project and coming back to it later.

6. Strive for Your Best
Your best doesn't necessarily equal perfect, but that is okay. Don't always worry about what other people think. If you know you did the best you could that is enough for you and everyone else. If others criticize you then don't take it personally. Letting go of the guilt is a good step to deal with the pressures of being perfect.

Perfection is an ideal and one person's idea of perfection will differ from another person's definition. The first step in dealing with the perfection pressure is to understand that there is no such thing as perfection. You need to set your own goals based on your abilities, and while you should strive for improvement, you don't need to strive for perfection. And if you do make a mistake, use it as a learning experience and not the end of the world.

The only person you need to make proud of your achievements is you. Happiness is possible with imperfection. Be proud of who you are, mistakes and all. 

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