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Procrastination vs. Resilience

My new book, The Perfectionism Workbook for Teens, is available now! To celebrate, I am running a five-part series highlighting some concepts from the book. I’ll talk about some different ways perfectionists struggle, and offer some tools for change. (By the way, although my book is technically aimed at teens, a lot of the tools […]

Six Steps to Death

My new book, The Perfectionism Workbook for Teens, is available now! To celebrate, I am running a five-part series highlighting some concepts from the book. I’ll talk about some different ways perfectionists struggle, and offer some tools for change. (By the way, although my book is technically aimed at teens, a lot of the tools […]

Motivating Yourself with Compassion Vs. Criticism

For those who think they need to beat themselves up, be harsh and critical in order to motivate themselves to do well, here is a study that found the opposite. People who practiced self-compassion were more motivated to improve performance and learn from mistakes than those who responded to difficulty with self-criticism.