A key aspect of heightened perfectionistic
concerns in sport is the fear of failure (Gotwals et al., 2012; Stoeber, 2011).
Age might be a possible moderator as researchers have shown that age was negatively related to both perfectionism and procrastination (Landa & Bybee, 2007; Van Eerde, 2003), with younger people being more likely than those in older age groups to be perfectionistic
and to procrastinate.
strivings will be negatively associated with the three subtypes of shame that will be positively associated with TTM in both samples.
As Alexander Martin writes, "she was very passionate and perfectionistic
about her own work.
Perfectionism and eating disorder symptoms in female university students: The central role of perfectionistic
(4-6) Factor analytic studies have provided evidence for two higher-order dimensions of perfectionism: personal standards (also known as perfectionistic
strivings), reflecting individuals' self-oriented striving for perfection and setting of exceedingly high personal standards of performance, and evaluative concerns (also known as perfectionistic
concerns), reflecting individuals' concerns over making mistakes, doubts about actions, and negative reactions to imperfection.
Correlational and regression analyses (e.g., Eum & Rice, 2010) indicate that females who endorse avoidance in terms of fearing failure and concerns regarding their adequacy in achievement situations, are more likely than males to be maladaptive perfectionistic
. As such, implementing effective coping strategies (i.e.
For example, he challenged perfectionistic
thinking by asking how realistic it was for anyone to be that perfect.
Self-compassion is relevant to multiple constructs that play a prominent role in Christian faith; specifically, perfectionistic
self-presentation, forgiveness, and community support.
Consider anxiety when a child is too nervous to pay attention, is distracted by worry, is concerned about what peers think to the point of having to listen in on their conversations, is unable to come up with an answer for a teacher that is perceived as critical, or is perfectionistic
about work so it never gets done on time.
Initially I was perfectionistic
and had extremely high expectations for activism ...
If you notice perfectionistic
tendencies in yourself, Boyes suggests coming up with specific warning signs that you've persisted too long on something and it's time to take a break.