perfectionism

Affirmations can help change perfectionist thinking

34 Affirmations for Perfectionism

Affirmations help reduce perfectionism and increase self-acceptance and self-compassion. In this article, you’ll learn about using positive self-talk or affirmations to reduce perfectionism. What is perfectionism? Perfectionism – the relentless pursuit of being flawless in an effort to prove our worth and avoid criticism — adds unnecessary stress and pressure to our already demanding lives. …

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The truth about perfectionism

Perfectionism Is a Liar and 6 Truths Every Perfectionist Needs to Know

Perfectionists often see their impossibly high standards as an asset. But perfectionism is a liar. It tells you that you aren’t good enough, you’re too fat, you’ll never succeed, you didn’t try hard enough, or you’re lazy. In this post, you’ll learn the truth about perfectionism–that it leads to self-criticism and numerous other problems, and …

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stop self-criticism

9 Ways to Tame Self-Criticism and Perfectionism

Self-criticism and perfectionism go hand-in-hand. In this post, you’ll learn about the connection between self-criticism and perfectionism and how to start transforming self-criticism into self-acceptance. Pressure to be perfect So many of us feel intense pressures to achieve more, do more, and be more. We live in a technology-driven society that never stops. We’re constantly …

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What's the Difference Between Perfectionism and OCD? Understand Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Perfectionism, and Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder

Perfectionism and OCD: What’s the Difference?

I’m often asked what the difference is between perfectionism and OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder). It’s actually a fairly complex question and one that realistically this article will only be able to address on the surface. This article isn’t meant to diagnose any mental conditions and isn’t an exhaustive study of OCD or any other mental …

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