Is perfectionism a problem?

Some topics in our work with clients seem to create hearty debate more so than others. One of these topics is perfectionism. As psychologists, we are wary of the negative impacts that holding overly high standards for oneself can have – unnecessary stress, depression, and even underperformance. However, for some people, we work with [...]

2019-10-29T16:53:46+13:00March 30th, 2019|

When does stress become something more serious?

One of the tricky things about stress is that each of us experiences stress differently. This makes it difficult to describe what ‘normal’ stress looks like, and subsequently, to define clearly at what point stress turns into something more serious. In general terms, identifying stress usually means noticing specific changes in ourselves, or someone else. [...]

2015-06-05T15:30:26+12:00May 25th, 2015|