For a perfectionist, lowering your expectations means better results.

I’ll often find myself not doing a self-improving activity like yoga or practicing deep breathes or meditating or swimming or running or body-weight squats or push-ups or pull-ups or flossing or brushing my teeth because I don’t think I have enough energy or time to do it 110%. So then I won’t do it. The funny thing is my results would be better if I did even 25% of 110%. And if I do 25%, I’ll often go ahead and do 110% because I’ve gotten over the biggest obstacle: starting.

So lower your expectations. Just commit to doing 25%.

Then you’ll actually start, and the perfectionist in you will use that momentum to go 110%.

So lower your expectations. Just commit to doing 25%.

Then you’ll actually start, and the perfectionist in you will use that momentum to go 110%.

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