Category Archives: Human Behavior: Perfectionism

Admitting our faults: When does self-acceptance trump self-destruction?

When face-to-face with our failures, it‚Äôs hard not to deny the consequences of our shortcomings‚ÄĒand sometimes we make problems worse by engaging in the behaviors we have been trying so hard to avoid. According to a new study in the ‚Ķ Continue reading ‚Üí

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Trying to be perfect could be ruining your health

Perfectionism - setting yourself high standards at home or work - is seen as laudable. But research suggests it has a dark flipside, causing not just psychological stress as perfectionists feels the weight of pressure to be perfect, but physical … Continue reading →

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