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Perfection - The Ruthless Taskmaster - 5 Tips To an Easier Life

Perfection is banded around in our society as a panacea, it can, when it shows up as a big feature in your personality be a ruthless and brutal taskmaster.

Sometimes this can arise through your enviroment (as a child, culturally, workplace) and imprint itself. The long and the short of it is that you feel that you never quite make the grade, your feel emotionally drained and life can seem a bit difficult.

 

Here are 5 Tips to combat an internal perfection critic

1. Congratulate yourself for participating - whatever the result

2. Your 8 out of 10 is most people 10 out of ten, see if you can swing more toward the 8 more often

3. Set yourself really specific goals - do not do ANYTHING ELSE on the list

4. Set aside 'unstructured time' - maybe 15 minutes everyday to start with, this help ween you off the 'must-be-doing treadmill

5. Begin an internal dialogue with your critic - give it a name, challenge its demands!

 

Good luck 

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*Please note that the time needed to work on a problem can vary significantly from person to person, these examples are provided to give you an idea of the efficacy of Hypnotherapy, but are not intended as an indication of what you might expect personally.

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