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Don't bother with perfection, it's overrated.
Dropped Balls and Missed Flights
By Julie J. Exline Ph.D.
Facing your personal limitations
By Amy Przeworski Ph.D.
How Do You Know What's Good Enough?
By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D.
Can striving for perfection be freely chosen—not just compulsive behavior?
By Hara Estroff Marano
In the push for achievement, the perfect body is now part of the perfect resume.
Research That Will Change The Way You Think About Dating
Ken Page L.C.S.W.
Research shows that how you look may matter less than how much you care.
Break Free from the Perfectionist Trap
Susanna M Halonen MAPP
Happiness is accepting imperfections.
2 Steps to Overcome Public Speaking Anxiety
Bill Knaus Ed.D.
Albert Ellis’ prescription for freedom from anxiety
Where Does Compulsive Caregiving Come From?
Mark B. Borg, Jr., Ph.D, Grant H. Brenner, MD, and Daniel Berry, RN, MHA
Compulsive Caregiving Case Study: Margaret and Matt (Part 2 of 3)
Break a Perfectionism-Procrastination Connection
Bill Knaus Ed.D.
Learn to overcome perfectionism and procrastination simultaneously.
Do It My Way: Women Telling Women How to Live
Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Presumptuousness is not grounds for good advice
Want to Change a Habit? Have "The Courage to Be Imperfect!"
"Imperfectionists" have 5 advantages when it comes to habit-change goals.
The Vicious Triangle of Perfectionism, Anxiety & Depression
4 Tips for conquering perfectionistic procrastination paralysis.
Reality Check: Superwoman Is a Fictional Character
Sherrie Bourg Carter Psy.D.
Shredding the superwoman script
The Problem with Perfectionism–How to Truly Succeed!
Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Are you a perfectionist? There's a better way to succeed!
Is Your Work "Good Enough"?
Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Try these when your inner critic keeps you from moving forward.
Changing Your Definition of "Bad"
Stephanie Sarkis Ph.D.
When bad is good - know your rights.
Are You Good Enough?
Susan Heitler Ph.D.
You don't need to be perfect. You do need to be OK with that.
Of Success and Failure
Am I a failure as a writer, or simply attempting the impossible?
The Perfect Poison to Success
Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
Parenting, Perfectionism and Procrastination
All Perfectionists are Not Created Equal
Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
You may not be perfect, and maybe that’s okay
Instead of Asking "Why Me?” Ask "Why NOT Me?"
Toni Bernhard J.D.
Life is not necessarily fair. Everyone has his or her share of disappointments.
How to Achieve the Perfect Imperfect Relationship
Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
3 steps to finding happiness with whomever you find.
Why Self-Compassion Helps You Meet Life's Challenges
Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
A healthy dose of self-compassion can give your motivation a boost.
Most of us wish we could improve certain things about ourselves. Lasting change is difficult though—many of our habits are deeply ingrained, and certain core personality attributes may be immutable.
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