Are you a recovering perfectionist? That isn’t a flaw that needs correcting. Perfectionism is actually a powerful energy that can be harnessed for positive change. In our latest Instaread, we look at therapist and researcher Katherine Morgan Schafler’s ideas about how to leverage perfectionist traits for personal growth.
Problem-solving is a great skill. But energy management is an underrated component of productivity. Solving problems and changing your thoughts requires a lot of mental energy. A more powerful approach is to broaden your perspective. This process doesn’t eliminate old ways of thinking; it coexists with them. Automatically, your outlook on a situation (or on your life in general) can shift for the better.