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  • How to Let Go of Self-Criticism, Build Self-Esteem, and Find Balance
  • By: Clive Reed
  • Narrated by: Austin R. Stoler
  • Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
  • 4.9 out of 5 stars (38 ratings)

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By: Clive Reed
Narrated by: Austin R. Stoler
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Summary

Perfectionism is a character or personality trait that causes life to feel like a never-ending report card. A perfectionist feels as if they are being forever graded on their accomplishments, appearance, organization, and just about everything else. 

This audiobook explores the ways in which perfection can have positive and motivational impacts, like providing the drive to overcome adversity or achieve certain goals. However, it can often become difficult to manage and lead to unhealthy outcomes that can translate quickly into anxiety, relationship challenges, daily struggles, and overall unhappiness.

You’ll learn how to identify perfectionistic tendencies and their triggers as well as how to build self-acceptance and self-esteem. Learning to cope with and manage perfectionism can lead to better relationships with family, coworkers, and most importantly, with yourself.

Case studies, professional advice, practical tips, chapter recaps, and several easy-to-follow mini-lessons are included in order to make this an audiobook that listeners will use as a reference tool for many years to come.

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Life-changing. Definitely worth a listen!

I found that this book is one of the best books about perfectionism. The author has done tremendous research about the topic. I like the chapter that explains about perfectionism in children. I can recommend this book to anyone.

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Good listen

It explained the perfectionism quite well and helps me with my perfectionist mind.

I cannot finish most my tasks because of my perfectionist mind and this book was helpful for me.

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Eye-opening

This audiobook was eye-opening for me since I tend to want to be amazing at everything I do, and through the years I've realized how this is a problem. I've also learned some useful facts about myself that I wasn't aware of before. I'll be listening to this again. I'm also forwarding it to a few others I know.

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Perfect For Me

I have suffered with trying to be perfect my whole life and listening to this book gave me a whole new perspective. I have learned that there are pros and cons to being a perfectionist and how its ok to make mistakes and that this doesn't make you any less of a person if you do.

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Helpful audiobook

Earlier I thought that to be perfectionist - it is a key to success and happiness. However, I have to agree with author that pursuing perfection also results anxiety, relationship challenges, daily struggles, and overall unhappiness. This audiobook is a great tool manage your perfectionism in order to in regain peace and happiness.

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Great book

This is an awesome book aimed to build confidence and self-esteem. The aim is to find a balance to ensure you can succeed in life. This book provides those solutions.

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  • 02-08-21

Insightful and educational

I have always strived to be the best at anything I do.. I’m not sure I would call myself a perfectionist, but I do struggle with some of the traits a perfectionist has. This book is very insightful, teaches the positive and negative impacts being a perfectionist can have. I feel like I have learnt some valuable information about myself which I was not aware of before. Will be listening to it again and continue to work on myself. I recommend this book

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intriguing listen

very good listen on overcoming perfection, and increase your self confidence. I'm always doubting myself so this was cool to learn the upside and downsides and why good is enough.learn new strategies for self acceptance and build your self esteem up for a new better you!

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Get rid of perfectionism!

I am impressed by how bad is perfectionism in our lives; some of us grow up with the idea of being perfect, and that is totally wrong. We should work with high standards but knowing that nobody is perfect 👌!

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Eye-opening

Being someone who has always struggled with perfectionism, this audiobook was very eye-opening for me. I never understood the link between perfectionism and self-esteem and I now feel far better equipped to tackle some of my bad habits. I highly recommend this audiobook

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  • Anonymous User
  • 21-07-20

A BIG PACKAGE OF SELF ESTEEM AND SELF GROWTH

GREAT book for Overcoming Perfectionism.
We all gets into the cycle of self criticism.
When perfectionism shows up, it often brings its close friends: depression, anxiety and anger,stress, frustration. This book will help you deal with self criticism,will build your self esteem,and self confidence, that will in turn change your life for sure.
The book is very simple and easy to understand. It will provide you some simple practical tips and mini lessons or strategies that will help you cope up with perfectionism. An amazing book. I loved it. Do read it,

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  • SARA
  • 18-07-20

Perfect book for perfectionist

Do you feel a need to be perfect at everything you do? Then you should read this.This book is explaining so many aspects of perfectionism. On 1st chapter ,it gives you some questions to answer to identify perfectionism tendencies. I Love it. I highly recommend this book to everyone

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  • Dan
  • 01-11-22

Nothing of value here

For such a short book, I was expecting every word to be meaningful. Instead, there was lots of repetition and weak advice.

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  • Katrina
  • 07-02-22

The Title Says it All

This is a great quick read to help people struggling with perfectionism. It is informative and to the point. I am keeping this book as a reference to help me in my journey of overcoming having to be perfect.

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  • John
  • 16-11-21

informative

The book is informative and worth the listen. kind of superficial but some may find it helpful. if you struggle with perfectionism or know somebody who does, again it's worth taking the time.

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  • Peggy L
  • 12-06-21

Recovering Perfectionist

I'm one of those that kept looking at what I'm doing, countless of revises, and still can't be satisfied. I'm learning to overcome it, live with it peacefully, and utilize it to achieve better outcome while maintaining my calmness and sanity. I'm still a recovering perfectionist, but I am for sure getting better! Thanks for writing this book.

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  • Rex Dainty
  • 09-06-21

GREAT BOOK

This book helps to outline the nature of perfectionism, it gives insightful ways to curb that eagerness to perfect everything. The author does a great job by taking time to break down what a perfectionist is and how they can learn to overcome the obstacles.
I read this book to let go of some of the side effects of perfectionism, such as self-criticism and low self-esteem and I would say this book is the best..
Thanks again to the author for bringing this book into existence.

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  • Jessica Rohrer
  • 08-06-21

Must listen for perfectionists!

I think this is a must listen for anyone that is curious if they are a perfectionist. The author does a great job breaking down what a perfectionist is and how they can learn to overcome the obstacles that creates. Very interesting!

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  • SC Pro
  • 07-06-21

Great for perfectionists

If you want everything done perfectly, if you want to the best version of yourself, if you seek excellence, there's nothing wrong with you, you're just among those high achievers, however, perfectionism isn't always helpful, it leads to anxiety and stress, so even though I love being a perfectionist, I read this book to control it, and let go of some of the side effects of perfectionism, such as self-criticism and low self-esteem. I really recommend you read this book and achieve a balanced relaxed life.

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  • Rocky Spencer
  • 07-06-21

Overcoming Perfectionism is right on the mark!

Having to deal with this most of my life, I understand it all too well. This book is helpful, informative, and instructive on this subject, and a must-have audiobook to have in your library. So buy a copy, today!