Coping with Perfectionism and Procrastination

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Perfectionism and Procrastination: How to Overcome Stress and Find Balance

Do you find yourself constantly striving for perfection, yet never quite reaching it? Do you find yourself procrastinating on tasks, even when you know they need to be done? If so, you’re not alone. Perfectionism and procrastination are two of the most common issues that people face in their daily lives.

Perfectionism is the belief that one must be perfect in order to be successful or accepted. It can lead to feelings of inadequacy, anxiety, and depression. It can also lead to procrastination, as perfectionists often feel overwhelmed by the task at hand and put it off until the last minute.

Procrastination is the act of delaying or avoiding tasks that need to be done. It can lead to feelings of guilt, shame, and stress. It can also lead to perfectionism, as procrastinators often feel the need to do a task perfectly in order to make up for the time they wasted.

The good news is that perfectionism and procrastination can be managed and overcome. Here are some tips for managing stress and finding balance:

Stress Management

Stress management is key to overcoming perfectionism and procrastination. It’s important to take time for yourself and practice self-care. This could include activities such as yoga, meditation, or journaling. It’s also important to set realistic goals and expectations for yourself.


Self-care is essential for managing stress and finding balance. It’s important to take time for yourself and do activities that make you feel relaxed and happy. This could include activities such as reading, listening to music, or spending time with friends and family.

Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy

Cognitive behavioural hypnotherapy is a form of therapy that can help you to manage perfectionism and procrastination. It can help you to identify and challenge negative thoughts and behaviours, and to develop healthier coping strategies. It can also help you to develop a more positive outlook on life.

Perfectionism and procrastination can be difficult to manage, but with the right tools and strategies, it is possible to overcome them. Stress management, self-care, and cognitive behavioural hypnotherapy can all help you to manage your perfectionism and procrastination and find balance in your life.

Disclaimer, Please Read: The information provided in this article is for illustrative and informational purposes only. It does not establish a therapist-patient relationship. For medical issues or emergencies, always consult with a licensed medical professional. For non-clinical challenges related to stress, anxiety, and other emotional or behavioural concerns, considering a consultation with a therapist may be beneficial. Bohangar City Practice is a registered Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy practice, specialising in combining cognitive behavioural techniques with hypnosis to address various challenges and promote well-being. Any questions, please do reach out

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