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“Perfectionism is a trait characterized by a person’s striving for flawlessness and setting impossibly high standards, accompanied by critical self-evaluations and concerns regarding others’ evaluations.” Is this you?

The talk and primer on perfectionism will help you to:

  1. Understand the difference between perfectionism and excellence.
  2. Set standards as per contexts.
  3. Become aware of unhelpful cognitive behaviours that reinforce perfectionism.
  4. Practice tips and tricks to set realistic goals.

Leave comments and questions for the speaker, Dr. Tarique Sani on perfectionism, and your experiences with overcoming it.

Speaker: Dr. Tarique Sani is a psychotherapist, paediatrician, forensic expert, PHP geek, photographer, cyclist, and currently a runner.

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  1. Share resources - links, articles, blogs - on perfectionism.
  2. Share tips and suggestions on your experiences with overcoming perfectionism and setting more realistic goals.

Zainab Bawa

Identifying perfectionism

Perfectionism is a personality trait characterized by a person’s striving for flawlessness and setting impossibly high standards accomplished by critical self-evaluations and concerns regarding others’ evaluations. The key component of perfectionism is basing your self-worth on other people’s evaluations of yourself. more
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  • 22 Mar 2021

Zainab Bawa

What are your perfectionism rules- unhelpful thoughts that produce the perfectionism cycle.

Perfectionists have rules which they apply to their behaviour. Some of these rules are: more
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  • 28 Apr 2021

Zainab Bawa

Coping tricks as you practice overcoming perfectionism

When you try to change your perfectionist behaviours, you will experience discomfort. In order to cope with the discomfort, and continue the journey, these coping tips will help you: more
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  • 28 Apr 2021

Zainab Bawa

Adjusting unhelpful rules and assumptions associated with perfectionism

Below are some tips to adjust the unhelpful assumptions you have developed that reinforce perfectionist behaviours. more
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  • 28 Apr 2021

Zainab Bawa

Tips and tricks to change perfectionism

Below are some suggestions on how to change perfectionist behaviours: more
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  • 28 Apr 2021

Zainab Bawa

Action planning to overcome perfectionism

Here is a step-by-step action plan to help you overcome perfectionism: more
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  • 28 Apr 2021

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