5 top tips for overcoming perfectionism

18 October 2018

Perfectionism – the wish for everything to be ‘just right’ - has its advantages, since working hard, striving for excellence and taking pride in what you do are no doubt good traits to have. But, for some, whom the best is never good enough, there is another, unhappier side to a perfectionist personality in which self-criticism, procrastination and strong feelings of frustration and despair prevail says Dr Mark Winwood, Director of Psychological Services for AXA PPP healthcare.

With this in mind, Dr Winwood shares his top five tips for overcoming perfectionism.