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Tiny Wisdom: Moving Forward After a Mistake

Tiny Wisdom: Moving Forward After a Mistake | ISO Mental Health & Wellness | Scoop.it

"A man's errors are his portals of discovery." -James Joyce.

 

When you were little, did you ever rip up a picture you’d worked really hard on just because you colored a little out of the lines?

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Myths about Making Mistakes | Alina Tegund

Believe it or not, making mistakes can actually make us better people. See common Myths about Mistakes and learn about how embracing these mistakes leads to better lives.

 

Myth: Perfectionists make better workers.
Fact: Many perfectionists fear challenging tasks, take fewer risks and are less creative than nonperfectionists. One research study found that perfectionists performed more poorly than their counterparts in a writing task. It may be that perfectionists so dread receiving feedback that they don’t develop the same writing skills as non perfectionists.

 

Myth: It’s good for your children’s self-esteem to praise them for being smart.
Fact: Research has shown that praising children for being smart – rather than for making a good effort – leads them to fear taking on more difficult tasks because they might look “dumb.” Children who feel effort is more important than appearing smart are often more willing to tackle greater challenges.

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Good Enough Really Is Good Enough: 7 Steps to Overcome Perfectionism

Good Enough Really Is Good Enough: 7 Steps to Overcome Perfectionism | ISO Mental Health & Wellness | Scoop.it
You don't have to give up on healthy high standards or trying to improve yourself. There is such a thing called "adaptive perfectionism." Here's what it looks like.
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