Personal Narrative: Perfectionism

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School can be excruciatingly stressful at times, especially for a perfectionist which I happen to be. With this perfectionism, I 've had a fair share of continuous stress, and frequent headaches. I 've strived to be perfect for as long as I can remember, yet it took until the third trimester of last school year for me to finally realize that perfectionism isn 't actually what it is made out to be. While this perfect mindset may be looked upon as good, it is not. It 's a cruel beast staring over my shoulder and many others as well. It makes me create unreachable goals that only cause me distress, hence my maxim, "Reach for the Sun but Not Too Close to Burn." Last school year, I was a hard working student just as I 've been years prior. I got
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