The Ups and Downs of Being a Perfectionist: A Conversation with Martina Fink


Perfectionism is not inherently wrong. It has its perks, but it can be addicting. You can be overworked as a perfectionist and still be productive. Most of the time, perfectionism is driven by our bodies' chakra. It is responsible for how we function in different areas of our lives. For perfectionism to yield productivity, you should know how to use your chakras well. Don’t let perfectionism hinder your success.

In this episode, Martina Fink joins us to share her thoughts on perfectionism. She relates this to addiction and what role perfectionism plays in it. Martina teaches us that labels are not necessary. They should not define who you are and who you want to be. Knowing your desire and working to achieve this will help you overcome your addiction.

If you think you are struggling with perfectionism, this episode will help you!

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So however people treat us is always a reflection of them, not so much of us. And the interesting thing here for you is that your intuition trusting yourself, and your confidence, and your self-worth — they are all interconnected”.

“What if I get crazy and throw a plate on the wall? I don't know if people are so scared of what might happen if emotions come up, or when we allow emotions to come up, and nothing can really happen if you don't judge yourself”.

“We need to do something we've never done. I always say what got you here won't get you there. So if you want to get there, whatever that goal is, then you need to do something differently”.

“Yes, we have to have courage and break out of the habits of what we're doing and, and try things differently. I don't really believe in failure, I believe there's only feedback, not failure

“Please remember that you are enough the way you are right now, that whatever you desire in your life, you can get it, you can do it and you don't need anything or anyone”.

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About Martina


Martina Fink is the founder of the transformational program Perfectionist Rehab and the host of The Glow Life Podcast. She helps perfectionists and high achieving women overcome overwhelm, trust their intuition and feel great in their body, so they can work and have less stress, love themselves and feel alive again.

Martina is based in Switzerland and works with high achievers and perfectionists, executives, managers, entrepreneurs and celebrities worldwide. She studied translation and interpreting, which allows her to coach in English, German and Spanish. Martina supported hundreds of individuals in finding their paths and developing personally to gain more fun and confidence at work and everyday life. She is a certified Holistic Health Coach by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.

You may reach her through her website. You can also find her on Facebook or Instagram.

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