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podcast show notes | episode 031 | progress over perfection with monica packer

This blog post serves as SHOW NOTES for our podcast — Cultivate a Good Life. This is not a comprehensive outline of everything discussed in this specific episode. The notes, links, and tips below are just some of what was mentioned. Everything we’re highlighting here will certainly make so much more sense when you’ve listened to this episode. If you haven’t already listened, you definitely should. And you should also just go ahead and subscribe to the podcast. It’s good stuff.

episode description

In this episode, we talk with Monica Packer, host of the amazing About Progress podcast, all about progress over perfection. A recovering over-achiever and one who dealt with eating disorders, mental illness, suicidal thoughts, Monica shares how she recovered and worked on progress over being perfect.

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show notes

Messy is where the magic happens.

Hard is good.

Who do you want to be in a year? What will your life look like? What will you be doing? What will you be interested in? What emotions will you feel?

Who do you not want to be? What do you not want to feel?

A couple tools to overcome perfectionist tendencies:
  • know who you want to be
  • one thing at a time

Monica’s sleep picture is below…

Check out the book Essentialism by Greg McKeown.

Listen to the episode about stillness we recorded with Hilary Weeks.

Connect with Monica on her website or on Instagram.




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