Perfectionists are extraordinary people.
Their vision, determination, and commitment to only the very best has allowed seemingly unreachable ambitions to be realized and ground-breaking techniques to be discovered. Without them, the world as we know it would be virtually unrecognizable.
But their dedication comes at a price.
The pursuit of perfection is often so intense that mental and physical health is frequently compromised, with the continual feelings of never being good enough sending many perfectionists on the road to depression and burnout.
Julian Reeve, a former music director of the Broadway musical Hamilton, turned perfectionism contributor, speaker, and author of Captain Perfection & the Secret of Self-Compassion: A Self-Help Book for the Young Perfectionist. Visit www.julianreeve.com AND www.captain-perfection.com for more information on self-compassion and other perfectionism solutions.