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Daily Affirmations

Perfectionism


Today I realize that my perfectionism is born out of anxiety and a desire to maintain a sense of control. In a dysfunctional household one feels lost and out of control- there is a subtle sense of chaos in the atmosphere that feels as if it can erupt at any time. One tries to do things perfectly to keep trouble at bay. I am in charge of my own life today. My perfectionism gets in the way of spontaneity and my control does not let me live a day at a time. Recovery is not only about working through old feelings. It is also about recognizing dysfunctional patterns and letting them go. The dysfunctional patterns are control and perfectionism. I am willing to experience difficult feelings without swinging into action with my defensive behaviors.
I am able to feel feelings as they happen and to be spontaneous.
The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing Eugene Delacroix
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Counselor Magazine Blog

The Magazine for Addiction & Behavioral Health Professionals

What Do We Mean by Relationship Trauma?

Posted: May 30, 2014, 7:43 pm
(Note, continued training along with streaming video available on “The Workshop” on the www.tiandayton.com membership site) Relationship trauma is the kind of emotional and psychological trauma that occurs within the context of relationships. We are biologically wired to seek close and ...