Anyone on stimulants still have some “perfectionism” anxiety or anxiety because you’re not sure you’re doing the right/best thing and therefore become inefficient. What do you do?

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Please how can I tell my boss to get therapy? She’s making my life a living hell with her constant perfectionism.


Oh man. I'm still on the process of letting go of my "everything needs to be perfect" mindset. The stimulant helped manage it a bit. But it's still there. I have to meditate and self-talk before every task.


Me and you both. Good luck friend!

Perfectionism is a defense mechanism developed over time. Recognition of this has been my first step towards coming to peace and balance with my perfectionism.

Always! I just came to terms with myself doing things at a certain time and that will be the last product. If not, I know I will be looking at things for days!

I just try to let go of the illusion of "perfection". It's not real and you'll get nothing done trying to attain it.

Yes but this isn't going to get solved with your medication. You will need therapy to help deal with this. Even with therapy I still haven't gotten over all my perfectionistic qualities.

Executive function coaching can help you break down perfectionist tendencies, especially if they're slowing down your ability to drive progress. Have you ever considered getting a job coach?

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