Author(s): Taylor Newendorp; Melissa Valentine (Editor)
There's nothing wrong with wanting to be your best self. However, those aspirations can become problematic when they cause you to put unrealistic pressure on yourself, and set impossible standards that negatively affect your self-esteem, professional life, and personal relationships. This is known as perfectionism, a leading causes of unhappiness among millions of people. The Perfectionism Workbook delivers actionable exercises to help you uncover and resolve the root causes of your perfectionism. From identifying your perfectionism type to dealing with the fear and anxiety that drive it, this workbook will help you develop skills to address the most problematic aspects of perfectionism and live a healthier, more gratifying life. In The Perfectionism Workbook you will find: A Perfectionism Overview that will help you understand the illusion of perfectionism, why it doesn't work, and what you can do to treat your perfectionism. Skills For Overcoming The 5 Tendencies of Perfectionism Need for approval and pleasing others; procrastination, inaction, and paralysis; fear of making mistakes; highly self-critical; judgment of self and others. Practical CBT And Mindfulness-Based Strategies that will help you quiet your critical inner voice, conquer procrastination, and develop true self-worth. Real-World Examples Of Perfectionism that provide opportunities for insight and reflection into your own thoughts and behavior. Book jacket.