These videos below by Brené Brown on perfectionism and shame vs. vulnerability and authenticity are funny and entertaining and they will empower you:
> > Dr. Brené Brown's TED video “The power of vulnerability".
> Dr. Brené Brown at TED in August video.
> The Gift of Imperfection: Living with Courage, Compassion, and Connection (on PBS)
> Shame & Empathy by Dr. Brené Brown.
> Dr. Brené Brown PBS Interview, part 1.
> Dr. Brené Brown PBS Interview, part 2.
> Brené Brown on “Is Shame good?” .
> You Are the Pride: Brené Brown.
> CNN article: Want to be happy? Stop trying to be perfect By Brené Brown .
Also check out this college article, Perfectionism versus Healthy Striving.
Also compare the characters Clue and Kevin and Sam Flynn in the 2010 movie Tron for a story illustrating the contrast between Perfectionism vs. Acceptance.