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Perfectionism Runs on Mindlessness

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

Any mind is a hostage to its habits. Perfectionistic mind - even more so. Perfectionist's mind is a high security prison guarded by guilt-tripping s...

Perfectionism: Adaptation or Pathology?

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

It is no measure of health to be well-adjusted to a profoundly sick society. Jiddu Krishnamurti Somewhere on a continuum between normality and pathol...

4 Types of Perfectionism

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

As I clinically see it there are 4 types of perfectionism: - Neurotic Perfectionism - Narcissistic Perfectionism - Principled (Puritanical) Perfect...

3 Types of Perfectionistic Hunger

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

Ask yourself: What am I hungering for? What am I chasing: perfection, approval, certainty, validation?