Many of us set high standards for ourselves in our quest for success. But sometimes our need to be perfect gets in the way of personal happiness or accomplishing what needs to be done. Is that you?
Take her quiz and see below to find out how you rate when it comes to being a perfectionist.
Add up your total points and use the scoring system below to help you figure out where you are on the perfectionist spectrum.
10: No perfectionism here. That said, continue reading so you can better understand and interact with the perfectionists in your life.
11- 20: You have some perfectionist qualities that may hindering your true self, but they are not overbearing.
21 - 30: You figured you had some perfectionist qualities, but didn't realize how much they were affecting your life until you read over the statements above. Whether you call it "perfectionism" or something else, these characteristics are preventing the true you from shining through.
31 - 39: Perfectionist tendencies are causing some real issues in your life.
40: You scored "perfectly" on the perfectionist quiz. (This may not have been an exam where you wanted to get 100 percent!) Do not stop. Start applying these techniques to specific high-impact areas, such as work or your personal relationships.
You deserve happiness and satisfaction and you deserve to be kinder to yourself.