The 5 Biggest Mistakes That Make You Unlikeable, According to Ben Franklin

These mistakes would have made people dislike you in 1730, and they’ll make people dislike you today. BY JESSICA STILLMA There are many types of knowledge you need to stay on top of to be successful in business and life, from tech innovations to trends in your industry. But there are also some truths that you can take to the bank. These bits of wisdom were as likely to make you successful 300 hundred years ago as they are today.  Learning them is great because you only need to do it once. Plus, they’re usually so fundamental they apply across a range of … Continue reading The 5 Biggest Mistakes That Make You Unlikeable, According to Ben Franklin

Perfectionistic cognitions appear to play a key role in clinical anxiety

by Beth Ellwood A new study found that perfectionist thinking patterns contributed to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) symptoms, over and above several known control variables. The findings were published in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. Perfectionism involves a desire to perform to the highest standards without allowing room for failure. People with perfectionist beliefs tend to be overly self-critical and put pressure on themselves to perform flawlessly at all times. While perfectionism is often seen as a favorable trait, the attribute has been linked to numerous anxiety disorders such as obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and social anxiety disorder (SAD). … Continue reading Perfectionistic cognitions appear to play a key role in clinical anxiety