31 DAYS OF BPD: DAY 13: ARE YOU A PERFECTIONIST?


This is a serious question…?! 🙂

I mean…. I’ve been working on getting over the perfectionism for the past year… and it’s incredibly hard.. I mean the shame, the remorse, the guilt i feel when I’m less than perfect, when I do something that’s not …

and the weirdest thing is that I actively work on my kids to NOT get the perfection bug.. I mean I taught them how to ice-skate and used that as a very good example of how to persevere and how you need to practice practice practice to get better, and how it’s important to fail, cause that’s how you lean … and how nothing in this life is perfect, cause we’re all human and we all make mistakes.. and how I encourage them not to beat themselves up when they mess up…

and yet… when it comes to me.. I give myself such a hard time when I mess up… (which of course I do)

so in the last year or so I’ve been working on myself too.. allowing myself to accept myself when I screw up… it’s quite hard …but apparently the world doesn’t end when I mess up 🙂 funny eh

so yeah…. gotta work on this too, keep working on it

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