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Are you a recovering perfectionist? A paralyzed dreamer? Or a balanced achiever? This podcast is for you. At About Progress, we interview ordinary people who are making special things happen in their lives, but with progress, not perfection, in mind.
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AP 058: Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife || Get Over Yourself: When Perfectionism Undermines Your Development, Relationships, and Peace of Mind
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"Those that are most able to deal with their flaws, are most willing to be seen as human . . . That’s real moral courage, and that’s the kind of courage that sets us free." Have you ever heard the saying, "I am my own worst enemy?" If you've thought or said that about yourself, then this episode is for you. (And if you haven't, then this episode is also for you.) All of us carry the innate tendency to mask our own humanity--our flaws--from those we love, work with, and even ourselves. Doing so actually inhibits our growth, creates tension in our relationships, and leads to inner turmoil. The only way to get over all that is to get over ourselves. Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife teaches us what this tendency looks like in action, and what we can do to fix it by facing our own flaws with compassion and true moral courage. She also helps us see what we get out of doing so: a life filled with challenges, certainly; but also a whole lot more love, fulfillment, and freedom. Show Notes: Jennifer's