• Self Care

    My Battle With Perfectionism

    My Battle With Perfectionism Perfectionism is the idea that in order to get something “right” you must be perfect. I can still remember my mother’s words as she urged me to practice piano, “Practice makes perfect.” And yes, practice helps you become better as a musician, athlete, baker, young professional, etc. But, what I think I didn’t realize was that one does not have to be perfect to start. One does not have to be perfect when learning to ride a bike. I learned this lesson the hard way. To be honest with you, I was a late learner when it came to riding a bike. I was so petrified…