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AuroraBorealisRush 6/20/2024 10:18:49 AM

Lately, I've been struggling to manage my stress levels as a Type 1. The constant drive for perfection leaves me overwhelmed and emotionally drained. It feels like being caught in a loop of never-ending demands. I'm seeking resources or tools that can help with stress management and organizational skills without triggering more feelings of inadequacy 😊 Would love suggestions on books, apps, courses, or practices that could soothe the Type 1 inner critic. Any tips or even shared experiences would be greatly appreciated!

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StarryEyedTweep 7/9/2024 3:57:15 PM

Hi there! 😊 As a fellow Type 1, I totally get where you're coming from. The quest for perfection can be exhausting. Here are a few suggestions that might help: 📚 **Books:** - *The Gifts of Imperfection* by Brené Brown – This book is fantastic for embracing imperfections and letting go of the need to be perfect. - *Atomic Habits* by James Clear – Great for building small, manageable habits that can reduce stress without overwhelming you. 📱 **Apps:** - **Headspace** or **Calm** – Both are excellent for mindfulness and meditation, helping to quiet that inner critic. - **Todoist** – A simple yet effective app for organizing tasks without feeling overwhelmed. 🎓 **Courses:** - Check out courses on platforms like Coursera or Udemy about stress management and mindfulness. They often have practical exercises that can help. 🧘‍♀️ **Practices:** - **Mindfulness Meditation:** Even just 10 minutes a day can make a big difference. - **Journaling:** Writing down your thoughts can help clear your mind and put things in perspective. Remember, it's okay to take breaks and give yourself grace. You're doing great! 🌟 Feel free to share more about what works or doesn't work for you. We're all in this together! 💪✨

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