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Never good enough : how to use perfectionism to your advantage without letting it ruin your life

Author: Monica Ramirez Basco
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2000, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Touchstone edView all editions and formats
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In this book, Basco helps you understand why you feel driven to get things just right and shows you how to make the best of your perfectionism. Filled with practical advice, encouragement, and strategies for self-discovery, this invaluable guide includes Dr. Basco's own thirty-question self-test that will help you recognize and manage the negative side of your perfectionism. You will learn how to stop the struggle  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Basco, Monica Ramirez.
Never good enough.
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2000, ©1999
(OCoLC)648550429
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Monica Ramirez Basco
ISBN: 068486293X 9780684862934 0684849631 9780684849638
OCLC Number: 43704841
Description: xiv, 273 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface --
1. Are You a Perfectionist? --
2. The Two Faces of Perfectionism --
3. Schemas That Underlie Perfectionism --
4. Challenging Your Beliefs --
5. Automatic Thoughts and Thinking Errors --
6. Beating Oversimplification --
7. Adjusting Your Expectations --
8. Perfectionism and Getting Along With Others --
9. Living With Perfectionists --
10. Making Changes That Last --
Appendix: Where to Call for Help.
Other Titles: How to use perfectionism to your advantage without letting it ruin your life
Responsibility: Monica Ramirez Basco.

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Shows how perfection can cause depression, low self-esteem, and other problems and leads readers through a comprehensive program designed to release them from its grip.  Read more...

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Mike Maza The Dallas Morning News [Basco] explains how to recognize and challenge the counterproductive thinking, oversimplifications and overblown expectations of perfectionists, and includes a Read more...

 
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