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Lifting the Burden of Perfectionism in Children

By Thomas S. Greenspon, Ph.D., author of  What to Do When Good Enough Isn’t Good Enough: The Real Deal on Perfectionism: A Guide for Kids If you are reading this blog post, you’re probably well aware that we live in … Continue reading

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The Power of YET: Why Mindset Matters

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. The year was 1972, and I was in the sixth grade. Up until that point, I had seen myself as a straight-A … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Help Children with Perfectionism Find Balance

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. In my practice as a school counselor, I routinely ask students to rate their reactions to an experience using a scale from … Continue reading

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Dear Me: Things I Wish I’d Known When I Started Counseling

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. For as long as I can remember, I’ve been a writer. I’ve got diaries and pen pal exchange letters that date back … Continue reading

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Letting Go of Perfect: 6 Strategies for Coping with Perfectionism

By Shannon Anderson, author of Penelope Perfect Kids dealing with perfectionism may experience some anxiety as the new school year begins. After spending the last year trying to get everything just right, it can be daunting trying to show a … Continue reading

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