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08. Vix Anderton ~ Overcoming Perfectionism, Embracing Wholeness & Knowing You're Enough
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08. Vix Anderton ~ Overcoming Perfectionism, Embracing Wholeness & Knowing You're Enough

Authenticity and Productivity Coach for Recovering Perfectionists, Author and Speaker ~ Vix sheds light on the hidden internal experience of perfectionism while bringing us back into our wholeness

Hello Wild Ones ~

In this episode, we dive deep into the topic of perfectionism, exploring its roots, how it affects our lives, and ways to overcome it by embracing wholeness. Today’s guest, Vix Anderton (@vix_anderton) is an Authenticity and Productivity Coach for recovering perfectionists and the author of ‘Enough: an Imperfect Antidote to Perfectionism’ (one of my favorite reads from the last year).

She is also one of my personal and professional mentors. Through our work together, I was able to stabilize my nervous system and sustainably launch this podcast and untether myself from the grips of perfectionism, which she describes as a survival strategy that runs rampant in modern society.

We explore the importance of recognizing our natural cycles, finding alignment within our bodies, and cultivating a compassionate and curious approach to personal transformation. Vix shares her journey toward self-discovery and authenticity by exploring the modalities of Authentic Relating, Cyclical Living, and Embodiment.

Discover the ‘5 Flavors of Perfectionism’ and how embracing our innate wholeness will lead to a life of profound creativity, untethered self-expression, and meaningful connections with others.

5 Show Highlights ~

  • Overcoming perfectionism ~ Vix shares her journey towards self-discovery and the practices that have helped her break free from the grip of perfectionism.

  • Embracing natural cycles ~ Learn how recognizing and aligning with our body's natural rhythms can increase authenticity, productivity, and overall well-being.

  • Cultivating self-compassion ~ Discover the importance of responding to ourselves with curiosity and kindness rather than blame, shame, or judgment.

  • Surrendering control and embracing agency ~ Explore the power that arises from accepting the things we cannot change and focusing on where we have influence and creativity in our lives.

  • Fostering a deeper connection with emotions ~ Uncover the value of befriending our emotions and using them as a source of genuine self-expression, leading to a more balanced and joyful existence.

And much more! This conversation meant a lot for me to record, as Vix was a huge component of my ability to launch this podcast in the fall of 2022. If something we discuss stirs something alive in you, leave a comment for one or both of us, plus share it with someone in your life.

Enjoy!

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This episode was created by Kelly Wilde Miller (@kellycwilde), host of the Wild on Purpose Podcast and Newsletter. Special gratitude to Jabriel AlSuhaimi for the post-production editing. If you’ve been enjoying this podcast, consider leaving a review on your favorite podcast app like Apple or Spotify.

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The Wild on Purpose Podcast is a destination for those deeply committed to knowing themselves. Together, we uncover the mysteries behind the human experience and how we may return to our essential nature. The show blends depth of inquiry with lightness and practicality so listeners may take inspired action in their own lives. We cover a wide-range of topics including mindset, peak performance, spirituality, integrated healing, psychedelics, business and relationships. Kelly is here to bring a raw, intuitive and unfiltered approach to to individual and collective storytelling.