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A perfectionist's guide to not being perfect  Cover Image Book Book

A perfectionist's guide to not being perfect / Bonnie Zucker, PsyD.


"Encourages teens to maintain their desire to achieve without striving to always be perfect and to appreciate and love themselves for who they are, not for what they accomplish"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9781433837036
  • ISBN: 143383703X
  • Physical Description: vii, 240 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Washington, DC : Magination Press, an imprint of the American Psychological Association, [2022]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-232) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
What is perfectionism and why change it? -- What makes a successful life -- Picture perfect: social media -- A perfect body -- Cognitive-behavioral therapy for perfectionism -- Challenging perfectionistic thinking -- Decision-making, flexibility, and comfortzones -- Challenging perfectionistic behavior -- Making mistakes, failing, and life lessons -- Relaxing the body: mastering self-care -- Stress management and balanced living.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 13-18 Magination Press
Grades 10-12 Magination Press
1040L Lexile
Subject: Perfectionism (Personality trait) > Juvenile literature.
Body image in adolescence > Juvenile literature.
Cognitive therapy for teenagers > Juvenile literature.

Available copies

  • 4 of 5 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rolla Public.


  • 0 current holds with 5 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rolla Public Library NF 155.232 ZUC (Text) 38256101865883 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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