Tag: perfectionism

Change Where You Are, Not Who You Are

Change Where You Are, Not Who You Are

By Ijeoma C. Nwaogu, PhD, author of Overcoming Imposter Anxiety You’ve likely experienced moments when you’ve felt like an outsider, unworthy of your surroundings, or compelled to conform to an… READ MORE

The Bluff of “Have To”

The Bluff of “Have To”

By Clarissa W. Ong, PhD, coauthor of The Anxious Perfectionist We tend to think that we don’t have choices, that we have to do certain things. I have to work… READ MORE

The Case for Settling in Love

The Case for Settling in Love

By Sheva Rajaee, MFT, author of Relationship OCD Hear me out—I know this idea may seem shocking if not downright offensive to your romantic sensibilities, but I’m here to say… READ MORE

Why Can’t I Just Get Things Done?

Why Can’t I Just Get Things Done?

By Jennifer Shannon, LMFT, author of The Monkey Mind Workout for Perfectionism “I’m a procrastinator,” Andi said. “I put off exercise, house cleaning, paying bills, everything! I don’t know what’s… READ MORE

How to Help Your Clients Reframe Self-Criticism

By Sharon Martin, MSW, LCSW Self-criticism, or being overly hard on yourself, is usually based on cognitive distortions—rigid, all-or-nothing, perfectionist thinking. And it isn’t helpful or healthy. We can assist our… READ MORE

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