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2014-01-11 23:02:40

The new “Perfectionism Overcoming Tips” report on the site Vkool.com shares tips with readers on how to overcome perfectionism effectively. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 The new “Perfectionism Overcoming Tips” article on the site Vkool.com delivers tips on how to overcome perfectionism that help people reduce stress and anxiety naturally. This article is designed to help readers understand what is helpful and unhelpful about being a perfectionist. At the beginning of the...

2013-01-30 12:59:07

Young elite players at professional soccer clubs are at risk of burnout before they leave school because of the perfectionist standards they feel coaches, parents and team members demand of them, according to a new study. Dr Andrew Hill, lecturer in sports and exercise science in the University of Leeds' School of Biomedical Sciences, said some youngsters are showing signs of chronic stress, exhaustion, and disillusion with their sport at a young age. Researchers studied the...

2013-01-22 13:41:14

Two aspects of perfectionism are involved in body dissatisfaction and the development of eating disorders, according to a study of over a thousand women published this week in BioMed Central's open access journal, Journal of Eating Disorders. Adaptive perfectionism is high standards driving a person towards achieving a goal body image, and maladaptive perfectionism is concerned with mistakes and other people's opinions. The finding indicates that both are involved in heightened concerns...

2011-11-30 14:58:54

Parents of newborns show poorer adjustment to their new role if they believe society expects them to be “perfect” moms and dads, a new study shows. Moms showed less confidence in their parenting abilities and dads felt more stress when they were more worried about what other people thought about their parenting skills. However, self-imposed pressure to be perfect was somewhat better for parents, especially for fathers, according to the results. The findings are some of...

2011-06-01 15:03:32

Fatigue and poor health, anxiety and depression (physiological, affective and cognitive factors) may have a major impact on patients with functional dysphonia (FD), leading to time off work, reduced activity, and social withdrawal, all of which could further perpetuate and/or cause anxiety, low mood, fatigue and reduced voice use, according to new research published in the June 2011 issue of Otolaryngology "“ Head and Neck Surgery. Functional dysphonia (FD) is a voice disorder in which...

2011-03-15 15:56:41

Although collecting articles with moderation has good psychological effects on collectors, this habit can become a psychological disorder. Porcelain dolls, precious stones, world thimbles, watches, fans, dinosaurs, language courses, and tanks and ships in parts are some of the collections that often crowd our stands The massive marketing campaigns launched by publishing houses at the start of the academic year can cause people bound to suffer obsessive-compulsive disorder to develop this...

2010-06-24 10:05:00

NEW YORK, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Mindset Media (www.mindset-media.com), the makers of the world's first and only psychographic ad technology, today released the results of a survey on the personality traits of Twilight fans. Think the only thing that divides Team Edward from Team Jacob fans is a love of werewolves over vampires? Of Robert Pattinson over Taylor Lautner? Well, think again. As it turns out, your personality may play a big role in role in which team you are drawn to....

2008-07-14 09:01:11

By McClatchy-Tribune Information Services The following is an excerpt from "Mothers Need Time-Outs, Too," by Susan Callahan, Anne Nolen and Katrin Schumann. Reprinted with permission from The McGraw-Hill Companies, mhprofessional.com. Lower that bar How often have you said, "It's crazy -- life's so crazy! How did it get so exhausting? Why am I so busy?" Why has this complaint become the modern mother's mantra? Because we're consumed by the frenzy of accomplishment: the never-ending need...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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