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PERFECTION = PROCRASTINATION


Wednesday, July 24, 2013

2 messages came into my life this morning, both saying the same thing...perfection = procrastination! Oh my goodness, who knew???? That's why I procrastinate???? Well, then...I'm gonna fix that starting right now!

Who knows what else I'll learn during my lifetime!!! I'm looking forward to ALL the lessons!
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KANOE10 7/25/2013 1:12PM

    I like the progress, not perfection is a goal. Worrying about being perfect can lead to procrastination!

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PROUD-GRANDMA 7/25/2013 1:07AM

    Life is full of them!

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SANDICANE 7/24/2013 10:33PM

    Yepper...progress not perfection...no more perfection...git r done! Something is better than nothing!

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BOOKAPHILE 7/24/2013 9:36PM

    Then why don't I feel good when I procrastinate? I'm with SWEETSOUNDS11...progress not perfection!

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WILDKAT781 7/24/2013 3:15PM

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CLESHER 7/24/2013 12:39PM

    Hi Sandi,

I used to be a terrible procrastinator in high school....for example we had an assignment to read Les Miserable and write a essay...well I didn't even start the book until 11PM, read all night at 3 AM wrote my essay and went to school at 7 AM that morning...that is how bad I was with procrastination.......In my twenties I realized all procrastination did was to cause me undue stress...between 20-30 I nipped procrastination in the bud.....

Now at 41 I am a git-r-done type of girl....if something has to be done, I do it as quickly as possible so that I don't have to stress over it and I can move on to the next thing.....


Just thought I would share...as now I have very little tolerance for procrastination when it comes to myself.....I also realize at 41 that perfection is something to strive for but can never really be obtained....

Great post...


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SWEETSOUNDS11 7/24/2013 12:28PM

    I really like the author/researcher Brene Brown. She mostly researches shame but a lot of things sprout from shame. One of her claims is Perfectionism is a disease. I agree. Prefectionism is an unattainable goal. So heck, I'd procrastinate my way to failure too. Progress not perfection for the win!

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