7 Signs You May Be Oblivious to Your Perfectionism

“Many people think of perfectionism as striving to be your best, but it is not about self-improvement; it’s about earning approval and acceptance.”

-Brené Brown

As discussed in a prior piece on the potential problems perfectionism causes in close personal relationships, perfectionism is:

“A personality trait characterized by efforts to be flawless and free from error, unrealistically high standards, and excessively critical attitudes, about oneself and others. In spite of high ideals and



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Grant H Brenner

Psychiatrist, Psychoanalyst, Entrepreneur, Writer, Speaker, Disaster Responder, Advocate, Photographer