The Process

The Process #17: Unpacking Perfectionism

Siena discusses perfectionism, and offers up questions we can use to reflect on our own relationship with perfectionism.



Siena Facciolo is a musician, podcast host, educator, and writer who is fascinated by the art of being. She is honored to put this podcast out into the world. If you’d like to support The Process, and listen to exclusive content from The Process interviews, please consider becoming a patron.

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This podcast is produced by Siena Facciolo, edited by Jessica Luo and Siena Facciolo. Our theme music, Winter Woods, is written and performed by Siena Facciolo, Chris Palace, and Jordan Rabinowitz, featuring Sally Louise on guitar, mixed by Chris Palace, mastered by Jett Galindo.

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