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    The First Steps To Overcoming Perfectionism

    If you’re a perfectionist, you probably already know it. You like things to be “just so”—so you’ll work hard to get a 4.0, or you’ll get mad at yourself if you’re late for a class. There’s no room for messing up because that’s not in the equation. The perfection equation: (I do everything perfectly) + (I don’t make mistakes) = I am PERFECTION!!! So obviously there’s something wrong with this equation. There’s no way that you’ll be able to do everything perfectly, and there’s absolutely no way to not make mistakes. And really, if you go around shouting “I AM PERFECTION,” you probably won’t make many friends. My name is Jesse, and…