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I suffered from the classic gifted child cliché of simultaneously being a perfectionist and also expecting everything to come easily to me, because a lot of things did come easily to me.
These people, who are often perfectionists, do best when they split up a task into manageable parts, rather than feeling pressure to perform perfectly on a big, daunting project.Why do we procrastinate, and how can we stop? Experts have answers.|Angela Haupt|July 9, 2021|Washington Post
We have a lot of people who identify as perfectionists, so this idea that they can’t guarantee that everyone will be perfectly safe causes a lot of guilt and anxiety.2021 Could Be the Biggest Wedding Year Ever. But Are Guests Ready to Gather?|Eliana Dockterman|May 29, 2021|Time
If you’re a perfectionist, you’ll want the thermometer, but if you’re a go-by-feel type, I think you’ll be fine without it.
She spends her nights decorating her cakes with the painstaking angst of a perfectionist.How Home Bakers Have Found Sweet Success During the Pandemic|Raisa Bruner|March 4, 2021|Time
This perfectionist, however, has become unhinged—just how Coupe likes it.Eliza Coupe Finds Her ‘Happy Ending’ With ‘Benched’|Kevin Fallon|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They repeat tasks over and over with a ritualistic and often perfectionist bent.Why Tourette’s May Be Tim Howard’s Secret Weapon on the Field|Michael Daly|July 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"Bernice Reig was always too much of a perfectionist to allow a franchised store out of her control," Mr. Hoch told us.
Off the track, she had been a perfectionist pre-med student with a perfect GPA.Are Female Long-Distance Runners More Prone To Suicidal Depression?|Emily de la Bruyere|February 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She's a perfectionist and if she does give TV a go she'd give Oprah a run for her money!Miley Cyrus Wears Black Pasties; Naomi Campbell May Score Her Own Talk Show|The Fashion Beast Team|September 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Nor is humanity itself fitted for the kind of transformation which fills the dreams of the perfectionist.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Almost fiercely she was bent upon making him the moral perfectionist she had made Merle.The Wrong Twin|Harry Leon Wilson
Do you think that is because you are a sensitive perfectionist as far as the language is concerned?Warren Commission (9 of 26): Hearings Vol. IX (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
A perfectionist, my guru was hypercritical of his disciples, whether in matters of moment or in the subtle nuances of behavior.Autobiography of a YOGI|Paramhansa Yogananda
That doesn't mean he is a perfectionist in many things, that he etches as well as he paints, that he composes as well as he draws.Ivory Apes and Peacocks|James Huneker