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I'm a Principal CBT Therapist and Mindfulness Teacher. I help millennial women successfully manage their perfectionism and be kinder to themselves. Welcome to my blog!

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Is perfectionism sabotaging your relationships

Perfectionism doesn’t just affect people on an individual level, it can impact our relationships too. The unhelpful thinking styles, habits and behaviours associated with perfectionism can create stress and tension, sabotaging relationships from within. Sound Familiar? Is perfectionism sabotaging your relationships? If you answer yes to some or all the questions below, perfectionism could be […]

August 12, 2022

Is Perfectionism Sabotaging Your Relationships?

If you’ve realised you’re a perfectionist or started noticing some hidden signs you might be, perhaps you’re wondering why. Where does perfectionism come from? And is there anything you can do about it? What Causes Perfectionism? It’s unlikely there’s one single, isolated reason for your perfectionism. It’s usually down to a mixture of causes. Childhood […]

July 22, 2022

Where Does Perfectionism Come From?

What if I told you there’s a chance you could be a perfectionist without even realising? Perfectionism can show up in many different ways, some more obvious than others. Many of my clients seek therapy knowing full well they’re perfectionists. It’s exactly what they want to work on, because let’s face it, being a perfectionist […]

July 8, 2022

The Hidden Signs of Perfectionism

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What is People Pleasing? The dictionary definition of a people pleaser is ‘a person who has an emotional need to please others often at the expense of his or her own needs or desires’. People pleasers are often seen as kind and helpful. Behind this agreeable façade, they often struggle to advocate for themselves which […]

March 25, 2022

3 Ways to Stop People Pleasing in its Tracks

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If you read my recent post, Are You a Perfectionist?, and decided you probably are, you might be wondering what to do about it. As I’ve said before, there’s a marked difference between high achievers and true perfectionists. Rather than simply working hard to achieve their goals, the latter group strives for flawlessness. They fixate […]

February 25, 2022

5 Ways to Beat Perfectionism

Online CBT Therapist for Perfectionism

Are you a perfectionist? And so what if you are? Being a perfectionist is a good thing, right? It implies high standards, hard work and attention to detail. As a human, I want to agree. ‘Sure, there are plenty of benefits to being a perfectionist,’ I’d say. But as a CBT Therapist, I know this […]

January 28, 2022

Are You a Perfectionist?

Online CBT Therapist for Perfectionism