Tips From Angie - What is perfectionism and how does it hold us back? Part 1

Posted by Angie Miller, MS



Part I- What is perfectionism and how does it hold us back? 


Do you feel like nothing you accomplish is good enough? Do you worry about making mistakes, or procrastinate on projects? If you answered yes to any of these questions you may struggle with perfectionism. Perfectionism is not uncommon in the fitness industry. 


As instructors and trainers we are people pleasers, and we put a lot of pressure on ourselves to help others. In this video, Angie Miller shares nine signs of perfectionism and how it can hold us back. In Part II of this series she’ll give you tips to overcome it.

Angie Miller, MS

About the Author:

Angie Miller, M.S., is a health and fitness educator, speaker, and licensed counselor. She teaches at Northern Illinois University in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education and presents at mental health and fitness conferences worldwide. Angie owns her own fitness company, Angie Miller Fitness, and she is a Master Instructor for NASM, AFAA, and Kettlebell Concepts. She writes for fitness journals and digital communities and publishes a weekly blog where she covers fitness and lifestyle topics. You can learn more about Angie on her website,

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