When it comes to creating the life you want, avoid perfectionism at all costs. Many people strive for perfectionism in various aspects of their lives. However, what they may not realize is that perfectionism can actually be detrimental to achieving their goals.
Perfectionists tend to be very hard on themselves, which can lead to anxiety and depression.
Additionally, they often have difficulty finishing tasks because they are never satisfied with the results.
Furthermore, striving for perfection can make it difficult to enjoy life and appreciate the good things that happen, since you are always focused on what could be better.
In short, perfectionism is a destructive habit that can prevent you from achieving the life you want. Instead of trying to be perfect, focus on doing your best and enjoying the process.
9 Affirmations To Help You Avoid Perfectionism While Creating The Life You Want
1. I Am Happy Being Perfectly Imperfect
Perfectionism can be a major obstacle to creating the life you want. It can cause you to focus on your flaws and shortcomings, rather than your strengths and positive qualities. It can also lead you to set unrealistic standards for yourself, which can be impossible to meet.
However, by repeating the affirmation “I am happy being perfectly imperfect,” you can help to overcome these tendencies.
This affirmation reminds you that your imperfections are what make you unique and special and capable of living your best life.
It also helps you to focus on (and be happy with) your positive attributes.
By accepting yourself as you are, you can start to create the life that you truly want.
2. Action Beats Perfection Every Time
By choosing action over perfection, you can start making progress towards your goals and enjoying your life more in the process.
When you catch yourself being perfectionistic, remind yourself that action beats perfection every time. It’s better to take imperfect actions and make progress than to wait for everything to be perfect before taking any action at all.
So go ahead and take that first step, even if it’s not perfect. You’ll be glad you did.
3. I Have My Entire Life To Refine The Life I Want
You’re not going to make the wrong choice because you can refine what you want later on down the line.
“I have my entire life to refine the life I want” is a reminder that we are always growing and evolving. Our experiences will shape us, and we can use this knowledge to create the life we want.
It’s ok to make mistakes along the way- in fact, it’s essential. The goal is not to be perfect, but to continuously work on creating the life that will make us happiest.
4. I Use My Time Wisely
When you strive for perfection, you can spend too much time trying to make everything perfect. This is an important reason to avoid perfectionism.
Don’t give yourself unlimited time to create certain things in your life. You will never get things done that way.
This affirmation helps you to focus on the things that are truly important to you and let go of the need to be perfect and accomplish everything. You only have so much time and can only do so much with it.
It’s also a reminder that you don’t have to do everything at once; you can take your time and enjoy the process of creating the life you want.
So if you’re struggling with perfectionism, try using this affirmation as a way to refocus your attention and let go of the need to be perfect in the time frame you want to finish something. You may be surprised at how much more you get done when you do.
5. I Embrace The Flow Of Information From My Intuition
‘I Embrace The Flow Of Information From Intuition’ is a particularly effective affirmation for those striving to overcome perfectionism. It is a reminder that we all have an inner wisdom that can guide us, even when we feel lost or uncertain.
The affirmation also encourages us to let go of the need for everything to be perfect and to instead flow with the natural ebbs and flows of life. Ultimately, this affirmation can help us to move forward with confidence, even when we don’t have all the answers.
Don’t overthink it while you are creating the life you want. Embrace the flow of information that streams from your inner knowing.
Don’t go looking for the answers from somewhere or someone else. You are the only one who knows what you want, so embrace your inner knowing.
6. I Give Myself Permission To Play With The Process
This affirmation allows you to enjoy the journey rather than fixate on the end result. It also reminds you that there is no such thing as perfect – we all make mistakes and learn from them.
By giving yourself permission to play with the process, you can let go of perfectionism and focus on enjoying the ride. Life is meant to be enjoyed, so make sure you take the time to do just that.
7. I Am Willing To Be Imperfect
This affirmation is a powerful reminder that we are all human and imperfect by nature. It’s ok to make mistakes and to not have everything figured out.
Life is a journey, not a destination. Embrace your imperfections and be willing to learn and grow along the way.
Creating the life you want is an ongoing process, so don’t get too caught up in being perfect. Allow yourself to be imperfect and enjoy the journey.
8. I Surrender To The Unknown
This affirmation is a reminder that we can’t control everything in life. Sometimes, the best thing we can do is surrender to the unknown and trust that everything will work out in the end.
By surrendering to the unknown, we can let go of our need for control and perfectionism. This can be a liberating experience that allows us to flow with the natural ebbs and flows of life.
9. I Am Open To Possibilities
This affirmation helps to open you up to new possibilities and ways of thinking. It encourages you to let go of rigidity and perfectionism, which can often hold us back in life.
By being open to possibilities, we can flow with change and be more flexible in our thinking. This can lead to greater creativity, innovation, and growth.