Web Toolbar by Wibiya


More Friends = More Fun


Tweets !

5 HOURS AGO Ok here's a hint: It's *awesome* https://t.co/l1Pb1ng4Sg

8 HOURS AGO #QUIZ Is your summer crush a keeper? http://t.co/iY8peipoym pic.twitter.com/9kymW4xQAI

9 HOURS AGO Are you painfully shy around guys? Check out how to bust out of your shell ASAP: http://t.co/M7N9e8EFDq pic.twitter.com/ZDqjqb8gOQ


sponsored links

How not to let perfectionism drive ya crazy

Being a perfectionist isn’t the same as being motivated or ambitious. It’s important to shoot for the stars, but it’s also a must to realize that messing up is okay. If you tell yourself flaws equal failure, you’ll wind up feeling rotten no matter what. Here’s how to aim for passion, not perfection.

Pick out the problem

Take a sec to think about the times and places where you stress to perfect. At school? At home? On dates? Focus on those scenarios as you try to improve.

Take it down a notch

Put your problems in perspective and keep calm. Instead of obsessing over a single task, think about the bigger picture. It’s not the end of the world if you didn’t get an A on your History essay- you’ve got plenty of time to boost your final class grade. When you consider the situation as a whole, you’ll see how silly it is to sweat the small stuff.

Don’t be scared of slip-ups

If you’re a perfectionist, it’s most likely because you fear failure. Don’t! Even Oprah says that “failure is a great teacher”. You learn way better lessons from your mistakes than your successes. So instead of seeing mess-ups as pout-worthy, think of them as awesome opportunities to improve.

Realize it’s impossible- and find a new goal that isn’t

Stop setting your up for disappointment by aiming for perfection. Instead, pick tasks you can tackle, and don’t overwhelm yourself with too much to do. But that doesn’t mean you should play it safe. Once you feel comfortable, you can push yourself to do more. Now that you know it’s okay to do wrong, let yourself take risks. If you mess up, it’s totally NBD! 



Love this post? You’ll heart these too…

+ Best. School Year. EVER!

+ 5 silly things that are killing your grades—but so don’t have to

Find your new BFF way fast


WIN IT! Glitz up the hallways with $500 worth of sparkly accessories.

OH SNAP! Get the latest from GL on Instagram.


BY JULIE HARANS ON 9/12/2013 7:40:00 PM


comments powered by Disqus

How much would you pay for a pair of ultra-cute shoes?


Win it: Visit all your favorite villains in The Isle of the Lost!



Ever wonder what happened to all of your excellently evil Disney faves? Enter for a chance to check out the new generation of bad guys (and girls) in The Isle of the Lost, a prequel to Disney Channel's Descendants!

CLICK HERE for your chance to win.

Posts From Our Friends

sponsored links