The Journey Day 35: Perfectionism is not Perfect

Hello everyone. My name is LaQuetta and I am a recovering ❤️‍🩹 perfectionist. I have learned there is a difference between perfectionism and excellence. Perfectionism says I have to be on guard to ensure I do not make any mistakes. Excellence is ensuring things are reviewed, but if a mistake is made, then it is changed as appropriate. I had an unhealthy, driving need to look good in front of everyone.

Example: it used to take something out of me to see mistakes in anything I have written. I have recalled emails several times, deleted social media…



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