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Quotes to Inspire You to Stop Toxic Perfectionism

Quotes to Inspire You to Stop Toxic Perfectionism 0

You may think that perfectionism helps people get things done. It doesn't.

You might think that perfectionism helps people get things done well. It doesn't.

You might think that perfectionism helps people be better partners and parents. It doesn't.

The reality is that perfectionism is toxic to relationships and life. It wears out the perfectionistic person and people they are close to.

Perfectionists are chronically disappointed in themselves and others. They have trouble trying to do things because of being immobilized by fear of failure.

Here's a collection of the best quotes to help inspire you to be happy in your imperfection. 

Becoming Calm Anxiety Workbook and Journal

Becoming Calm Anxiety Workbook and Journal 0

I know how bad anxiety feels, and how much it gets in the way of happiness, because I’ve experienced decades of anxiety myself. Before becoming a counselor, I stumbled along trying various ways to deal with my anxiety even though I didn’t know to give it that label. Now, I only rarely have a small pang of anxiety that I can easily manage.

This inside look at anxiety, coupled with what I’ve learned from helping hundreds of counseling clients overcome everything from generalized anxiety to fear of flying to PTSD, has given me unique insight into what anxiety feels like, what helps relieve it, and what helps build stress resilience.

I put what I've learned from all these experiences into a new book in the Silver Lining series -- Becoming Calm: Silver Lining Reduce Anxiety and Increase Stress Resilience Workbook and Journal.

List of Cognitive Distortions that Make You Stressed and Depressed

List of Cognitive Distortions that Make You Stressed and Depressed 0

The way you look at things may be making those things feel worse than they really are. Your view of yourself and the world around you can get distorted by some negative thought patterns that are so common that they have a name: cognitive distortions

Learning how to spot cognitive distortions like polarized thinking overgeneralization, and catastrophizing can lift your mood and help reduce stress, anxiety, and depression. 

What is Patience? Best Patience Quotes and Definitions

What is Patience? Best Patience Quotes and Definitions 2

Patience is both a skill and a quality. It is the ability to wait for things. It isn’t a passive thing. It’s an active thing. It is the balance between the two extremes of impatience and complacency.

Click for definitions of patience and inspiring quotes to help you develop the skill of healthy patience. 

Learn, Let Go, Lighten Up: Silver Lining Emotional Detox Journal and Workbook

Learn, Let Go, Lighten Up: Silver Lining Emotional Detox Journal and Workbook 0

My Learn, Let Go, Lighten Up: Silver Lining Emotional Detox Journal & Workbook can help you process anything that weighs you down, stresses you out, or keeps you stuck so that you can learn from challenging experiences and feel lighter and happier. 

Click Read More to find out how Learn, Let Go, Lighten Up can help you. 

The Mental Health Benefits of L-Theanine for Anxiety, Depression, and More

The Mental Health Benefits of L-Theanine for Anxiety, Depression, and More 0

Theanine is a low-side-effect supplement that may help lift your mood, relieve stress, reduce anxiety, protect your brain cells, and more. 

In a 2019 article for Elle magazine, Taylor Swift gave theanine a shout-out for the benefits she has gained from taking it as a supplement. 

What's In This Post

  • Why the “L” in L-Theanine?
  • Mental Health Benefits of L-Theanine
  • What Does L-Theanine Do?
  • How Much L-Theanine in Green Tea
  • L-Theanine in Matcha Tea
  • L-Theanine Dosage
  • L-Theanine Supplements
  • L-Theanine Side Effects
  • L-Theanine Benefits, Mechanisms of Action, Dosage, and Research References