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Are you ready to hear the truths about perfectionism?

"Are you a perfectionist? Did you know that perfectionists are actually some of the biggest procrastinators? Yes, really. In theory, perfectionism sounds like a good thing. Who doesn’t want to…
August 14, 2022

Are you ready to hear the truths about perfectionism?

“Are you a perfectionist?

Did you know that perfectionists are actually some of the biggest procrastinators? Yes, really.

In theory, perfectionism sounds like a good thing. Who doesn’t want to do and be their best? It can even seem like a harmless way to motivate yourself.

But the reality is, nothing is perfect.

What does “perfect” even mean? What does it look like? Who has the instruction manual?

It’s different for everyone. What’s “perfect” in your eyes may not be perfect in someone else’s eyes and vice versa.

As you can see, there is no end to this game. There is no way to win.”

Cindy Tsai is an internal medicine physician and can be reached on Twitter @cindytsaimd.

She shares her story and discusses her KevinMD article, “Perfectionism is a myth: Are you ready to hear the truths about perfectionism?

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