Fighting the Perfectionist Spirit

I don't care what day it is, I'm going to work. I love writing, creating, researching. It's hard for me to go a day without thinking about the projects crowding my mind. Then, there's something called 


I have a perfectionist spirit that I'm constantly fighting every day. I want everything to be just right or "perfect," but I'm learning that harboring this spirit blocks my own progress.

Perfectionism is at the root of procrastination. It's also a branch of indecision, the reason why many people fail to be successful. 

According to Napoleon Hill, author of Think and Grow Rich (1937), some people aren't successful because they change their minds so quickly and often. I don't want to fall down that rabbit hole. I want to be able to make a decision, get a project done, and move on to the next goal. 

As I continue working on this new website and making my online presence as an author more pronounced, I need to keep this in mind. I don't just need to be persistent in reaching my goals, I need to throw away the concept of being perfect and get things done. Things are perfected over time.