Recent Examples of perfectionism from the Web
That perfectionism can lead to two typical responses.
Social media is just one of many factors emerging in the latest trends, with others including perfectionism and over-commitment among privileged kids, and the often all-too-real threat of violence and instability for poor and working-class teens.
But others manage a compromise with their inner perfectionism and get their work done.
She's written about transgender pronouns, the intersection of campus suicides with social media and perfectionism, homelessness, parental approaches to marijuana use, and the human health risks of synthetic chemicals.
Though there are references throughout to the unforgiving Korean ethic of perfectionism, what the young performers endure in the name of their craft doesn’t seem all that different from what we are told Simon Cowell’s protégés are put through.
According to Manisha Thakor, the director of wealth strategies for women at the BAM Alliance and CEO of MoneyZen Wealth Management, this pattern of avoidance is common, and stems from desires for perfectionism.
The analysis didn't find cause-and-effect relationships between perfectionism and suicidal tendencies.
While Cook has proved an able steward of the brand (and is by all accounts a better human being than Jobs), the company is no longer driven by the relentless perfectionism that made the early iPhones so breathtaking.
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