Six Ways to Overcome The Fear of Giving Up Perfectionism

If you’re a perfectionist, you can feel increasingly burdened by the ever-higher expectations that others develop for you. The teenage quarterback who has led his team to three state championships and is being watched by professional scouts. The young mother who...

The Ten Characteristics of Perfectly Hidden Depression

What is perfectly hidden depression? And how do you know if you’re suffering with it? You have a perfect-looking life. But you’re inwardly struggling with depression, maybe even having thoughts of suicide or just getting out somehow. But others would never guess...

Is It Self-Pity, Depression Or Perfectly Hidden Depression?

Nobody likes a whiner. Who might fit this bill? Let’s say you’re filled to the brim with self-pity or a sense the world is against you. You can’t get a break. Bad things seem to always happen to you. Promotions don’t come your way. Your kids...