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Do you often set unrealistic pressure on yourself and set impossible standards?

Do you want everything to be perfect all the time, and do you get incredibly anxious when it’s not?

If you’ve been procrastinating on a project because you want it to be perfect, then keep reading....

According to the World Health Organization, the number of anxiety-related cases due to perfectionism risen by more than 100,000 from the previous decade.

That doesn’t count the people who are still in denial that they are perfectionists.

You see, most perfectionists suffer depression, worry, anger, and social anxiety because being perfect really is a lot of pressure, and that can cause anyone to start thinking negatively about themselves. 

Could you be one of them?

Let's be real. 

Perfectionism is not a good thing and can lead to immobilization.

You've probably already noticed that perfectionism can come at a high price.

But now, you can change that!

Get to know insider tips and suggestions, usually only known to converted perfectionists, which helped them transition from “I should be like that” to “I’m more than enough”.

Tips the majority of perfectionist and procrastinator needs but don’t know about. 

Even applying one or two things inside could result in a happier and productive life.
 

©2017 Stephanie R. Baker (P)2018 Stephanie R. Baker

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This book is great.

This book is great because it gives a framework for applying effective practical concepts. it gave me a lot of relief from guilt, fear, anxiety, and inaction!

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This book is life changing.

This book is life changing. It's content and tips are realistically practical. Recommend it for every perfectionist.

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This book imparts a great attitude.

This book imparts a great attitude of kindness and self-acceptance. As well as having many excellent ideas and strategies to experiment with.

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A great pragmatic guide to overcoming perfectionism. I struggle with it as well and this book has been highly encouraging and illuminating. Thank you for the great work! Must listen.

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Taking action is actually the solution.

I'm a writer and this book actually gives me the tools to help me with my struggles with perfectionism, procrastination, rumination and fear. Rather than just motivation or positive thinking, this book provides dozens of easy, effective, real-world techniques such as beginning mini habits, setting timers and adjusting your standards. Taking action is actually the solution to rumination.

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I've listened on perfectionism!

This book had specific and concrete actions that helped me immediately so its been the most helpful book I've listened on perfectionism!

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This book was wonderful!

This book was wonderful! The narration was fantastic and flawless. The message was so easy to understand and has helped give me skills to be an imperfectionist aka a happier, more productive, more balanced, and perfectly flawed version of myself.

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This book will lift a weight off your shoulders.

This book will lift a weight off your shoulders if your are anything like me someone who wants to be good but does not always succeed.

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I really enjoyed the book. So much helpful info and advice. I put into practice and made a lot of progress in places i was stuck before! Very happy with it!!

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One step at a time.

Fantastic book that makes it clear that allowing yourself to make mistakes, and focusing on the process, not results, actually ends up causing better results. One step at a time.

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Free of perfectionism.

In a fun, easy and didatic way, Stephenie points out the negative side of perfectionism and give us a framework through which we can work on how to become an imperfectionist. It is really liberating to realize that it is all made up by our minds. With a new perspective and some drilling we can recondition ourselves and be free of perfectionism.

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Am reading this book right now on my Kindle. Really love all the suggestions for making positive changes. Would highly recommend.

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  • Francis Shaw
  • 05-10-18

This book somehow given me a hope.

This book somehow given me a hope that I can finally let go the grip, limitations and struggle that comes with my attempt before to practice perfectionism in my life.

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  • Roberta Quinn
  • 04-10-18

This book is fantastic.

This book is fantastic. There's so much power in acknowledgement, and this book gave me the information necessary to finally name the source of my anxiety - Perfectionism. The author also provides clear guidance and tools on how to begin to overcome your Perfectionism. This book was an easy and impactful read.

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  • Eduardo Myers
  • 04-10-18

This book changed my life!

This book changed my life! I learned a lot about myself & discovered how to change behaviors I no longer wanted. Praise God for this information!! Five stars.

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  • Nathaniel Hodges
  • 04-10-18

This is a great read.

This is a great read. As a life long perfectionist who deals with other issues as well, this book gave me insights into myself and my family. It's a quick, relatable, easy-to-read book and will immediately have light bulbs clicking on over your head.

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  • Lydia Mullins
  • 04-10-18

If you've dealt or dealing with perfectionism.

If you've dealt or dealing with perfectionism then this book is a good read to support your journey. It is a thoughtful journey full of personal insights and growth. A good companion book when I went through the same struggle in my life. Perfectionism is such an interesting mental illness and the author talks about an initial misdiagnosis. The fact is most perfectionists probably don't know they are until it's too late - when they're already depressed or having substance abuse issues.

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  • Norman Guerrero
  • 18-09-18

This book has shown me that there is magic.

This book has shown me that there is magic on giving up our number one critic and source of anxiety-perfectionism.

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  • Janie Hornstein
  • 18-09-18

This book has reminded me the destructive.

This book has reminded me the destructive and crippling effect of perfectionism in our lives and why it shouldn't be ignore.

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