0

Aim for success, not perfection

Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life.”

              ~Dr. David M. Burns


So what’s the big deal about aiming for perfection, anyway?  If you aim for perfection and you fall short of that, you will still do well.  So, isn’t aiming for perfection a good strategy?

 


Dare to be average!”

 

is the title of chapter 14 of Dr. Burns “Feeling Good…” and undoubtedly is one of the most amazing and provocative chapter titles in all the annals of chapterdom! Be that as it may, Dr. Burns explains how you can aim for task perfection but not self-perfection, and still work hard and aim high without putting your self-esteem on the line.  

 


   

 

 


Share you thoughts and comments! Please help to keep our blog dynamic and organic by sharing your comments below. Agree? Disagree? How do you interpret this statement? Do you think it affects the way you practice and apply REBT-CBT?

 


 

1,640 total views, 1 views today

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating / 5. Vote count:

Originally posted 2013-05-02 22:53:14.

Please share the love . . .
  • 18
    Shares

Tags: , , , ,

0 Comments

No Comment.

Copyright © 2018-2019 All rights reserved.
This site is using the Desk Mess Mirrored Child Child-Theme, v2.2.4.1.1500210207, on top of
the Parent-Theme Desk Mess Mirrored, v2.5, from BuyNowShop.com

Never miss a post!

Don't let this happen you you!
Get FREE weekly Newsletter Digest of New Posts

We respect your privacy.