8 min

#08 - Why "Stop When You Are Done" is horrible advice for perfectionists Unsetting Expectations

    • Mental Health

Are things ever actually ‘done’? As a perfectionist, I always see the next step forward. Hence, “Stop When You’re Done” could very easily be the most horrific piece of advice one might get. Even worse, such advice is popularised and praised upon by our hustle & grind culture.
This episode delivers 3 tips for perfectionists with deadlines, which continue to help me come to peace and almost “melt” with my perfectionism while also taking care of myself and my mental health!
Read this episode here 👉 https://unsettingexpectations.substack.com
Follow my journey here 👉 https://www.instagram.com/creatively.franka/
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Unsetting Expectations is a project on a mission to help high-performing, high-achieving, workaholic, perfectionist individuals grappling with issues of never feeling satisfied, always working crazy long hours, and not feeling proud of their accomplishments, written and narrated by Franka Grubisic.
We do this by sending a FREE newsletter 3 times a month on a Thursday morning that inspires you to question your own beliefs, makes you feel less alone, and helps you quiet down your harshest inner critics.

Are things ever actually ‘done’? As a perfectionist, I always see the next step forward. Hence, “Stop When You’re Done” could very easily be the most horrific piece of advice one might get. Even worse, such advice is popularised and praised upon by our hustle & grind culture.
This episode delivers 3 tips for perfectionists with deadlines, which continue to help me come to peace and almost “melt” with my perfectionism while also taking care of myself and my mental health!
Read this episode here 👉 https://unsettingexpectations.substack.com
Follow my journey here 👉 https://www.instagram.com/creatively.franka/
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Unsetting Expectations is a project on a mission to help high-performing, high-achieving, workaholic, perfectionist individuals grappling with issues of never feeling satisfied, always working crazy long hours, and not feeling proud of their accomplishments, written and narrated by Franka Grubisic.
We do this by sending a FREE newsletter 3 times a month on a Thursday morning that inspires you to question your own beliefs, makes you feel less alone, and helps you quiet down your harshest inner critics.

8 min