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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  3,106 total views,  3 views today Originally posted 2013-05-02 22:53:14.

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Dare to Be Average!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 21 Oct 22 in Books & Media, bookshop, David Burns, Perfectionism, Your Opinion Matters |

One of the most unusual, attention-grabbing, and in my opinion, important chapter titles ever in a self-help book of this kind.  But what on earth could be the reason for such a seemingly negative, almost “anti-American” sentiment?  9,472 total views,  2 views today Originally posted 2013-04-29 18:16:46.

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Will Unconditional Self Acceptance make me lose my edge?

    Sean B. in Florida  asks  Rex.  I think I understand the idea of unconditional self acceptance, in theory at least. But I am afraid that adopting it will cause me to lose my edge and stop striving for excellence in my career.  If I accept myself unconditionally, then do I have to accept it if […]

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A loyal reader asks about managing job burnout What a great topic! There is an expectation that has become common since the 1960’s that work is “supposed” to be fulfilling, satisfying, fun, even meaningful . . .   8,813 total views,  4 views today Originally posted 2013-06-25 02:53:25.

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Task perfection vs. self-perfection.

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sat 17 Sep 22 in David Burns, Demanding, Perfectionism, Task Perfection vs. Self Perfection |

  Dare to be average!  3,254 total views,  2 views today Originally posted 2016-08-22 20:50:01.

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Assert your right to make a few mistakes!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 5 Sep 22 in criticism, mistakes, Perfectionism |

      How do you feel about making mistakes?  How do you deal with others when they make mistakes?  Please click the blue link below to join the discussion and share your ideas.  2,076 total views,  2 views today Originally posted 2017-06-25 21:39:45.

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