Episode 05: Perfectionism & Procrastination

In this wide ranging conversation, Brodie talks with her sister, Sam, about being well in a busy world. Covering topics the likes of perfectionism, procrastination, self-care, self-compassion and the inner critic, and the challenges to making progress on bigger goals while dealing with the demands of daily life.

On Today’s Episode of A Healthy Curiosity:

  • How a completely checked-off to-do list doesn’t necessarily move us forward on the stuff that matters.
  • Daily self-care habits
  • Feeling selfish to want to be creative for a living
  • Perfectionism and Imposter Syndrome
  • Procrastination masquerading as productive work
  • The problem with Facebook
  • Stress is a health issue
  • Two kinds of goals: Big and SMART
  • Cycles of Change in Chinese Medicine
  • Aging is when we don’t think we can change anymore
  • Good Orderly Direction
  • Procrastination as Fear of the Bigger Goals
  • Self-compassion
  • Making it non-negotiable
  • Jeremy’s worst fear
  • Needing support

Resources:

“Eat a live frog first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day.” – Mark Twain

For more on SMART goals, check out Smarter, Faster, Better by Charles Duhigg.

Check out Brodie’s classes and meditations.

Imposter Syndrome

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