Playful Humans - People Who Play for a Living

From Perfectionist to Playfulness with Jordana Confino

March 19, 2024 Mike Montague Season 4 Episode 177
Playful Humans - People Who Play for a Living
From Perfectionist to Playfulness with Jordana Confino
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Show Notes

Could the secret to peak performance lie in embracing imperfection and playfulness? Find out as I join forces with Jordana Confino in a revelatory discussion that promises to dismantle your drive for perfection and rewire your approach to success. Jordana, a former type A legal eagle turned positive psychology guru, shares her personal awakening to a life beyond the relentless pursuit of flawlessness. Her insights shed light on the often misunderstood relationship between play, productivity, and well-being. This episode is a treasure trove of strategies for anyone looking to infuse their life and work with a sense of joy and sustainable achievement.

Laugh along with us as we engage in a light-hearted game that exemplifies how play can transform the mundane into the extraordinary. Jordana's captivating anecdotes serve as a powerful testament to the idea that our inherent worthiness is not tied to our achievements. Together, we dissect the nuances of perfectionism and highlight the profound impact that letting go can have on creativity, client relationships, and presence in all aspects of life. If you're ready to break free from the chains of perfection and inject a dose of play into your daily routine, this heartwarming conversation is your starting point for a more fulfilling existence.

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(00:13) From Perfectionist to Playful

Jordana's journey from perfectionism to playfulness, and the role of positive psychology in achieving balance and peak performance.

(13:10) Letting Go of Perfectionism for Success

Perfectionism, balance, and creativity are key to achieving long-term excellence in work and life.

(26:07) Navigating Perfectionism Through Play

Managing inner critic and perfectionism in work and play, recognizing worthiness, and turning tasks into games.

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