with Sarah Knight

self-help self-care real talk


15. F*ck Being Perfect: You Do You!

This is the second week of “you do you”-themed conversation, advice, and tips from New York Times bestselling author Sarah Knight, focusing on how to accept yourself for who you are, have confidence in what you want, and then go after it effectively. Sarah shares her personal story of being a “recovering perfectionist” and talks about why the well-intentioned mantra “Do your best” can be damaging. Plus she teaches you how to embrace being “difficult” and how to shift your mindset to turn your flaws (or what other people seem to think are your flaws…) into strengths with a trick she calls “mental redecorating.” And as always, stay tuned to the end for the NFG tip of the week! The No F*cks Given podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify,, or wherever you get your podcasts. New episode every Tuesday.     Today’s topics: Perfectionism and how to combat it 4 tips for cutting yourself some slack Why it’s okay to be “difficult”… and how to do it right 5 tips for getting what you want And 5 more for NOT getting stuck with what you DON’T want! “Mental redecorating” – how it works and why it helps NFG tip of the week: “Learn your ABCs” (Acceptance breeds confidence)   Visit for more information and to sign up for the No F*cks Given Newsletter. Follow on Instagram and Facebook @nofucksgivenguides and Twitter @nofucksgiven. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit