Perfectionism: What's Bad about Being Too Good?

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Free Spirit Pub., Jan 1, 1992 - Mental health - 136 pages
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This book helps teens discover if they're perfectionists, explore reasons why, and try different ways to ease up on themselves.

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Review: Perfectionism: What's Bad About Being Too Good?

User Review  - Natalie Cruz - Goodreads

This is a great read for high achieving middle and high school teens as well as their parents and educators. Some of the tips are great and could be useful for teens as well as adults. Also love the lists of resources throughout the book. Read full review

Review: Perfectionism: What's Bad About Being Too Good?

User Review  - Bob Grommes - Goodreads

This book is directed at young people but is a good read for concerned adults in the lives of perfectionist / driven children. It makes a useful distinction between the (achievable) pursuit of ... Read full review

About the author (1992)

Jan Goldberg has written extensively in the vocational guidance area for many well-respected career publications and publishers. As a feature writer, she has contributed to top local and national magazines. She was named to the New York Public Library's List of Books for the Teen Age for the Year 2000 for her book, "What's Bad About Being Too Good?"

Series Codevelopers and Contributing Authors
Stephen E. Lambert is the director of career services at Plymouth State College in New Hampshire. He codeveloped this series with Julie DeGalan, a former administrator and career counselor at Plymouth State College.

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