Perfection, Procrastination and Killing Yourself Softly

Last updated on March 29th, 2021 at 11:38 am

If you constantly strive for perfection, nothing will ever get done.

This is a HUGE social problem in North America—we hold ourselves back from progressing in life not because we don’t want to do things, but because we want to do TOO MUCH.

Li linked me to a Lifehacker article about perfection and procrastination that discusses unrealistic expectations; learned social behaviours and viewpoints where we obsess over a succeed/fail model with no grey area; and the changes in our thought processes we might need to make in order to save ourselves.

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