Evi Van den Eynde of Truthful Tea Talks On How To Get Past Your Perfectionism And ‘Just Do It’
Firstly, let’s Reframe. We need to choose our words wisely. We need to say: “I will DO my best” instead of “I WANT the best.” With this mindset, we release a lot of pressure on ourselves and we can be OK with failure. We are able to look for growth, it was not perfect and that was beautiful. We can be at peace with imperfection as long as we do the best we can.
Many successful people are perfectionists. At the same time, they have the ability to say “Done is Better Than Perfect” and just complete and wrap up a project. What is the best way to overcome the stalling and procrastination that perfectionism causes? How does one overcome the fear of potential critique or the fear of not being successful? In this interview series, called How To Get Past Your Perfectionism And ‘Just Do It’, we are interviewing successful leaders who can share stories and lessons from their experience about “how to overcome the hesitation caused by perfectionism.
As a part of this series, I had the pleasure of interviewing Evi Van den Eynde.
Evi Van den Eynde is the Founder and Copywriter of Truthful Tea Talks, a space for imperfection where you can be your True self. She is a Happiness and Personal Growth expert and has a desire to take action. Evi is on a mission to empower others to thrive and evolve into their dream future self.
Thank you so much for doing this with us! Before we start, our readers would love to “get to know you” a bit better. Can you tell us a bit about your childhood backstory?
Thank you so much for having me! I’m originally from Belgium but having been calling Australia home for the past 8 years, educating the youth of tomorrow for the past 5 years. How does that happen you might ask? From an early age I was passionate about 2 things, educating young children, and basketball! Basketball was my everything, I trained 3 times a week and played 3 games on the weekend. After completing my degree in childcare, my horizons broadened, I…