3.1: Are You in Danger of Being a Completionist?

by | Jul 26, 2023

Do you ever feel like you have to do everything perfectly?

In today’s episode of The Mindful Academy, our host Jennifer Askey explores the concept of being a completionist. She shares three stories from her coaching practice where clients struggle to achieve perfection and overachieve. She encourages listeners to find a middle ground and not succumb to the pressure of always going above and beyond.

Are you a completionist? If so, what are some of the challenges you face? Class is in session – grab your seat, take out the notebook, and prepare for another great lesson!

In-Class Notes:

  • ZThere's a need to learn how to pick the right collaborations and not say yes to every good idea.
  • ZWhen it comes to grading assignments, educators should consider the purpose of the assignment and the role of feedback.
  • ZTeaching is one of many aspects that contribute to professional success.

About Our Host:

Jennifer used to be a professor, until one day she moved to a different country and gave up her career. She had to figure out “what next?”

Jennifer has devoted the last ten years to learning all that she can about positive psychology, emotional intelligence, the growth mindset, and mindfulness, so that she can help others do the same, and build a rewarding career in the process.


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