PERFECTSHUN: Permission to be Human

PERFECTSHUN: Permission to be Human

by TeeJay Dowe

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Are you tired of being all things to all people? Feeling a bit battered and bruised from the beatings you give yourself for falling short of super-human and yet you are not prepared to sit back and wait for things to change by themselves...then this book is for YOU! It's time to stop beating yourself up, putting yourself down and making yourself feel bad trying to be perfect. Instead - become the BEST that you can be by being kind to yourself and giving yourself Permission to be Human! Finally - PERFECTSHUN empowers you to get the best from life and be the best in your life whilst allowing you to have balance, fulfilment, a sense of purpose and a sense of humour!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781907722455
Publisher: Panoma Press
Publication date: 05/25/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 132
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

TeeJay Dowe, founder of Momentum People, has helped hundreds of people to discover who they really are and what they really want from this life. Inspiring people to find the best within themselves, in order to give the best of themselves and giving people the opportunity to discover that we are all energy leaders in this life - you get to choose the energy that you affect and infect others with. TeeJay graduated from Aston University with a degree in Pharmacy Bsc Hons and worked passionately in pharmacy for many years. She loved being able to help, support, encourage and motivate people and make a difference to how they felt. No wonder she progressed into the world of Coaching!! The two are really pretty similar aren't they! Getting people to take responsibility for their own lives and wellbeing, to set goals and to take action, to follow through consistently to make a difference to the quality of their lives. TeeJay added to her pharmacy experience and qualifications to become a qualified coach in Business Performance and Life Coaching and has Diplomas in both areas. Trained as a Master Neurostrategist she is certified as a Master Nlp Practitioner, Time Line Therapist and Master Hypnotherapist and as an Nlp Trainer. TeeJay is Passionate about supporting people to uncover their gifts and purpose, empowering them to live an even more fulfilling life and specialises in supporting people to find their potential by growing their confidence and self-esteem. TeeJay is a highly sought after speaker, trainer and international coach who absolutely walks her talk, goes there first and is not done yet!

Table of Contents



Chapter 1:

Perfect is Impossible!

What is perfect?

Perfection and Perfectionists

Your definitions of Perfectionists

Join me in ditching perfection and replacing it with Excellence

Perfection is a Deception of the Ego

Aiming for perfection sets you up to fail

Perfection is an excuse to procrastinate

Imperfection is a gift!

Chapter 2:

Permission to Feel ALL Emotions

Manage Your Emotions

The gift of State management

The State Management Trap

The High’s and the Low’s are the Melody of Life!

Emotional Flat Liners

All emotions give you a gift

Negative emotions give you gifts too

The gifts they offer

If you’re not sure what the message is – Ask!

It’s OK to feel down – Just don’t live there!

This is the story of life...

Chapter 3:

Self Development is about being a Better Person,

Not a Perfect Person!

Imperfection leaves room for improvement

Self Development is not a competitive sport

The Seminar Junkies

Obsession with perfection can actually cause you to get worse not better.

Don’t wait to be perfect to share what you know!

In my world it’s better to share something than never share anything!

Life is about little truths that reveal themselves along the way.

Actually it’s OK to aim for a little perfection when…

Chapter 4:

Live Up To Your Own Expectations

Standards : Achievements and qualifications, Career, Roles, Home

Expectations based on beliefs that hold you back

Set Your Own Standards!

TeeJay’s Standards Statement

Emma’s Standards Statement

John’s Standards Statement

Susie’s Statement

My Standards Statement

Step into and Expand your Greatness

Chapter 5:

So What Do You Really Want?

The Power of Focus

What did you do with your Dreams?

The Invisible Link

It’s all about balance

Let’s set some Goals!

Part 1 - Identify Your Goals

Part 2 - The When

Part 3 - Prioritize the 1 year goals

Part 4 - The Why

Part 5 - Take action!

A Question a Day for a Step a Day

Choose who will be your biggest raving fans!

Visualization – Your Amazing Mind

Become “Bouncy and Bendy!”

Get Creative!

When you have it, remember to Celebrate it!

Chapter 6:

Take Your Foot Off the Gas if You Want to Go Further!

The Tunnel Vision Trap

The Great Escape

Significance and Recognition

Being all things to all people

Gentlemen, is this you?

Ladies, is this you?

Gotta be the Best

Battling on Causes Fatigue

Something’s got to give….





Do you recognize yourself in Ian’s story?

It’s OK to pause – Pausing is not giving up!

Fear of taking a break

Effects and Effectiveness

So climb onto a chair and look down

Time to recharge those batteries

Back to balance

How to pause for a while

Stop the “To Do” lists and start a “Get to Do” list!

The Perfect Day!

Chapter 7:

Modeling (Without the Airbrushing!)

What a role model is….

What a role model is not….

Mix and match models

Glenn’s Story, Glenn’s way

How I Stopped Kissing And Became An Entrepreneur

From Sled Dog Musher’s to Comedians - How To

Harness Their Success&Make It Yours

Lessons from a Boa Constrictor

How To Recruit Your Own Model

(With The Plan to Become An Ubermentor)

Rules of The Game: How To Literally Double Your Response Rate - Every time.

One Life Stand

Me again

Getting the best from having a role model



What are they thinking?

External Behavior


What would you love to do better?

Being a role model

It’s OK to get things wrong and not have to hide it!

Give generously!

Chapter 8:

Allow Others to be Human, Too!

Set people up to win, not to be perfect

Use their gifts, don’t dwell on weaknesses.

Be clear about your expectations –

People cannot mind read

Perfect at work

Perfect at home

Step in to their shoes….

Part 1 - You as yourself

Part 2 - You get to be them

Part 3 - You are an independent observer

Part 4 - What did you learn?

Support them, don’t judge them

Allow others to be Human in their Emotions

Judgment vs ‘Love meant’

Take people off Pedestals!

Awe and Envy

Share what you have learned - about being human with others

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