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Workshops and Speaking

I have done workshops and Speaking on “The Straitjacket of Perfectionism” to Mental Health care professionals, and patients. To church groups and business seminars. While certainly not everyone has strong perfectionistic tendencies, every group seems to have a...

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Do you like to listen to books? Me too.

Audible.com has the audio book version of The Straitjacket of Perfectionism available. It was recorded and edited by Martin Dowman of LightAndWaterMedia.com, and narrated by - ahem - the author. Do you have a favorite nonfiction audiobook? I'd love to hear your...

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Perfect is mostly a myth: Creative Voice vs. Critical Voice

Outside of things like math tests, "Perfect" is mostly a myth. Yet it isn't even just that. You expect to make no mistakes -- or only just a few -- on your way to doing difficult tasks: learning the piano, writing a business plan, parenting, or creating the next hit...

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Upcoming Events

Perfectionism talk at Unity Bay Area Houston

Events > 2017 > October > Perfectionism talk at Unity Bay Area Houston

About this event:

Created by John Connor

1911 Highway 3 South League City, TX 77573
Unrealistically high expectations -- perfectionism - keeps you trapped. Through this talk,  you will identify your perfectionistic thoughts and behaviors. Then as you release them, you will be free, really free, to let out your creativity. To achieve your dreams in your work, artistic expression, and spiritual growth. You'll be amazed at what you do.

Talk on The Straitjacket of Perfectionism, Unity of Boerne

Events > 2017 > October > Talk on The Straitjacket of Perfectionism, Unity of Boerne

About this event:

Created by John Connor

121 Scenic Loop Rd, Boerne, TX 78006

Internalizing perfectionistic standards - expecting yourself to do everything exactly right, right away - keeps you trapped. Through this talk, and the seminar afterwards, you will identify your perfectionistic thoughts and behaviors. Then as you release them, you will be free, really free, to let out your creativity. To achieve your dreams in your work, artistic expression, and spiritual growth. You'll be amazed at what you do.

Do You Procrastinate?

Do You Procrastinate? Do you start projects that are important to you, but then abandon them? Like so many, you probably have internalized perfectionism without even realizing it. You have big dreams, great goals that you keep secret because you don't want to be...

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Book Signing Austin

I spoke to a group of aspiring authors in Austin about freeing up your creativity through letting go of perfectionism.  They were really engaged in the topic and “got it”.  We had a fun book-signing afterward.

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