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Overcoming Perfectionism: Studio 5

“Be ye therefore perfect” doesn’t mean to be externally flawless, it means whole, ripe, complete. Perfectionism is about trying to earn love through performance.

Shame researcher Brene Brown, PhD says that “Healthy striving is self-focused. How can I improve? Perfectionism is other focused. What will others think?”

I highly recommend Dr. Brown’s book The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are

Join in the Studio 5 Instagram Feb challenge by posting your real-life photos using #livewithoutpretending (I’m Julie_Hankson Instagram)

About Dr. Julie Hanks, LCSW:
Dynamic self & relationship expert Dr. Julie de Azevedo Hanks, LCSW loves to make a difference for women. She owns Wasatch Family Therapy and regularly contributes to TV Shows and her advice has been featured nationally including Wall Street Journal, Parenting, Fox News, and others. Connect on Instagram, Facebook & Twitter. Her books The Burnout Cure and The Assertiveness Guide are now available. Dr. Hanks is currently accepting coaching clients.


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