1. The Gift of Perfection: How to Stop Chasing Perfection and Start Living a Richer, Happier Life by Michael Sliwa (2020): This book offers concrete strategies to help readers free themselves from the chains of perfectionism, such as exploring how to recognize and challenge perfectionistic thoughts and behaviors.
2. The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brené Brown (2010): This book encourages readers to learn how to accept and embrace their imperfections in order to build a life of authenticity and meaningful connection.
3. The Pursuit of Perfection: A Life of Celia Fiennes (1698-1741) by Celia Fiennes (1985): This book offers a unique insight into the life and struggles of the perfectionist Celia Fiennes, a British aristocrat who documented her travels through Britain and Europe in the 1600s and 1700s.
4. Perfectionism: Theory, Research and Treatment by Gordon L. Flett and Paul L. Hewitt (2017): This comprehensive book provides an in-depth exploration of perfectionism, including its causes, consequences, and treatment strategies.
5. Letting Go of Perfectionism: How to Create a Healthy Relationship with Your Inner Critic by Diane Ray (2021): This book provides practical exercises for readers to help them identify and challenge their perfectionistic thoughts and behaviors and develop a healthier relationship with their inner critic.