How To Know If You’re In the Perfectionism Zone | Dr. Joan speaks with Bianca Hughes Part 2

We are sometimes unaware that we are in a perfectionist zone. You set excessively high personal standards, are overly critical of yourself, battle the sense of not being enough, have imposter syndrome, procrastinate because you want to get it perfect while setting unrealistic expectations, and constantly move the goalpost. These are traits of being in the perfectionism zone. How do you free yourself from this and live authentically?

In this episode of Hey, I’m Listening, Dr. Joan speaks with Bianca Hughes about Being in the Perfectionism Zone

Bianca Kesha Hughes is setting boundaries and breaking barriers. Known for authenticity and heart-work services, Bianca is the ultimate trailblazer in the mental health and wellness field as a therapist, speaker, and podcast host, inspiring her audience to let go of the illusion of perfectionism. Bianca helps women overwhelmed with perfectionism connect to their inner selves to embrace their imperfections and authentically be themselves essentially. Her podcast, "It Didn't Break Me," creates a space for honest and vulnerable conversations. Her guests share their stories on the messy stuff they didn't think they'd come back from yet they are still here.

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What you can expect from this episode

00:34 Self-awareness | When it does not make sense 

01:54 How perfectionism begins | The sense of rejection

04:05 Are you in the perfectionism zone?

07:14 Everyday activity to connect with self

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About Dr. Joan

Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialized in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method.

Her career as an individual, couples, and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives.

In 2016, she founded Becoming Inc.; in 2020, she founded the Village of Peace not-for-profit organization. Dr. Joan is the author of 490: Forgive and Live Fearlessly, Forgive: Master The Art of Letting Go and Becoming the Journey to Love, and the mind behind the revolutionary new therapeutic modality and certification “The Forgiveness Method” launching in 2023.

Dr. Joan is a Jamaican-Canadian Toronto native who lives in the beautiful community of Kamloops, B.C., alongside her loving husband and family.

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