Yoga Therapy for Perfectionism

By
Beth Gibbs, MA, E-YRT 500, C-IAYT
 Senior woman doing forward bend yoga exercise Balasana, Child Pose

My name is Beth and I am a perfectionist! Some of you may recognize yourself in this article but may not be ready to come out of the closet. And you know which closet I mean: that perfectly organized closet, coordinated by color; organized by tops, pants, jackets, dress clothes, and by shoe type, all perfectly aligned. And for the sake of brevity, we will not discuss your linen closet or kitchen cabinets.

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