Perfectionism Is 'Just Fear In Really Good Shoes' (VIDEO)

October 2, 2014 5:26 PM

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As the author of Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert embarked on a spiritual and literal journey across Italy, India and Indonesia, in hopes of overcoming her personal struggles and rediscovering her true self. Today, eight years after writing this best-selling memoir, Gilbert says that women still write to her wondering how they, too, can stay on course and overcome the various problems in their own life quests. No matter what these women are facing, Gilbert says that they are each experiencing the same thing at the root of their personal obstacles.

During a conversation with Oprah for this weekend's upcoming "Super Soul Sunday," Gilbert explains what this common thread is, saying that Buddhist teacher Pema Chodron has pinpointed the source before.

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