A doctrine that has contributed to the development of perfectionism and that a lot of people have internalized is that "if I don't do everything completely right, I am a failure." And yet the greatest inventions are the result of a lot of failed experiments coupled with the indefatigable will of the inventor to succeed. Mistakes are an opportunity to do something better next time. Mistakes are learning experiences.
How to simplify your life: Seven practical steps to letting go of your burdens ang living a happier life
by Tiki Kustenmacher and Lothar J. Seiwert