Learning Lounge: Is Perfectionism Hindering Your Clients’ Success?
Perfect. The use of this simple word has grown tremendously over the past several decades. While at its core perfect means “to be as good as possible,” it has taken on a new life. Perfect is now an identity or label to describe oneself. For many, being perfect or a perfectionist is considered a badge of honor. But what happens when perfectionism becomes the enemy? Even worse, what happens when we don’t realize striving for perfect is hinder our ability to obtain our deepest desires?
In this enlightening conversation, we will discuss what perfectionism looks and sounds like, how it hinders progress for our clients, and ways to overcome perfect expectations as it pertains to nutrition. In all this, we can help our clients to obtain the results they truly desire – happiness. However, this will first require identifying perfect as the enemy of good (eating).