Tag: perfectionism

  • Increasing your self-belief

    “With realization of one’s own potential and self-confidence in one’s ability, one can build a better world” –  Dalai Lama Fear and self-doubt if not well managed, can be detrimental in the pursuit of our goals, in fact they can be so paralyzing, that they can completely stop us attempting anything. Today’s concept ‘self-belief’, is […]

  • Fuck…I went on a ‘bender’

    Partying and Mental Health. Alcohol and Society. Excess drinking and me. A public apology. And who the fuck are you to judge? With lessons on: Vulnerability, perfectionism, negative rumination and being human. Introduction   Writing predominantly about alcohol is a little bit different than usual, but as there are some huge life lessons for the reader, […]

  • Strive for Progress not Perfection.

    Stop being a perfectionist (all the time). Being a perfectionist is often seen as an admirable trait that will lead us on the path to success. It has some genuine benefits such as demanding high quality from yourself and attention to detail (if managed correctly). However, it also can be counterproductive.  It can lead to you […]