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My favorite reads on the topic of perfectionism

There are some great resources out there related to perfectionism. Below are a few of my favorites!


  • The Gifts of Imperfection, Dr. Brene Brown: An accessible, uplifting read for those who are looking for an introduction to these topics

  • The Pursuit of Perfect, Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar: Nerd out on the topic of perfectionism with one of the world’s leading positive psychologists

  • The Artist’s Way, Julia Cameron: While not about perfectionism specifically, this is a great read for those who feel creatively blocked by their perfectionism

  • Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals, Oliver Burkeman: For those whose perfectionism is driven by a need for control, this is a must-read

  • Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle, Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski: For those who feel burned out by their perfectionism, this book offers concrete strategies for recovery




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