Posts by Sri Madesh

Sri Madesh is a productivity, spiritual and self-improvement blogger who writes her blogs from personal experience, documenting her life lessons. She runs the blog SreeTree, where she shares her advice about productivity, spiritual growth, and relationship skills. She shares her experience to guide people to become their most fulfilled and successful version of themselves.

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How I’m Overcoming Perfectionism and Why I’m No Longer Scared to Fail

“Perfectionism is a self-destructive belief system. It’s a way of thinking that says: ‘If I look perfect, live perfect, and work perfect, I can avoid or minimize criticism and blame.’” ~Brené Brown

I struggled with trying new things in my past. I learned growing up that failure was bad. I used to be a gifted child, slightly ahead of my peers. As I got older, everything went downhill.

Whenever I tried out a new activity, I would quit if I wasn’t instantly perfect at it. If there was the slightest imperfection, I would get extremely frustrated and upset. I …