Why perfection isn't always perfect
The dangers of perfectionism and how to overcome it
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LIFESTYLE Mental health
A perfectionist is not just a person who does everything perfectly. They can be a meticulously organized overachiever, or someone who struggles to be anywhere on time and leaves clothes all over the bedroom floor. Indeed, perfectionism is not so much what you do, but how you feel. It could be described as a fear of making mistakes. This can apply to anyone, even those who seem ‘perfect.’
Click through the following gallery to read about the different kinds of perfectionism, and some tips for being a little kinder to yourself.
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