Category Archives: Perfectionsim

Sequel to never good enough

Margaret Beaton

A year ago, my ‘Never good enough’ post struck a nerve with readers of this blog and my LinkedIn page. Many readers identified strongly with the dilemma of perfectionism: On the one hand striving for excellence, and on the other, falling prey to the perils of expecting yourself to be flawless all the time. Recently … [Read More]

 

Never good enough

Margaret Beaton

‘Never good enough’ is a parody on perfectionism, my topic in this month’s post. There are up- and downsides to being a perfectionist. Read why, and how to tell the difference. Describing someone as a perfectionist might sound like a compliment, but that’s not always the case. Perfectionism is often a cause of anxiety, broken … [Read More]