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  • Writer's pictureHannah Brooks

Perfectionism in Highly Sensitive People

Updated: Sep 6, 2023

Many highly sensitive people tend towards perfectionism. Although perfectionism can make us feel successful in certain ways, it actually fuels an exhausting, self-worth-depleting cycle that does more harm than good in our lives and relationships.

Today we dive into the whats, whys and hows of it. We look at WHY we fall into perfectionism (hint–it’s a protective strategy developed early on in life), what it looks like, what it results in in our lives and how it impacts our relationships…

… and the surprising way you can soften its grip on your life and release it. (I tell my own story about this!)

Even if you never thought of yourself as a perfectionist, you may still have some of the tendencies of perfectionism (some of them go hand in hand with high sensitivity) –and be experiencing the fallout effects of them. If so, you will want to be aware of it, so you can start shifting it at the source…

…and so you can feel much more ease, confidence, and loving intimacy within yourself and your marriage.

Listen in to find out how you can, too!

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