Perfectionism Worksheet

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Perfectionism has a double-edged sword with the positive potential as the challenges of having high personal standards and the other one being neurotic or the negative based on worries, uncertainty, or fear of judgments. Therefore, research suggests different consequences of the two perfectionist tendencies for mental and physical well-being. In short, positive perfectionism results in positive effects, education success, and a healthy approach toward life, and negative perfectionism creates anxiety, mood disorders, and a neurotic approach towards life. 

What Are the Theories Behind This Worksheet?

The three-component model of emotion, or CBT model of emotion, will better explain the processing of a specific perfectionistic approach resulting in respective outcomes, how managing the thought helps one to regulate the emotion triggered with that thought, and the behavior associated with that kind of thought processing. 

How Will This Worksheet Help you?

This worksheet will help perfectionist individuals understand the kind of perfectionism they experience and explain their behavior. Finally, this will help them stay productive and positive. 

How Should You Use This Worksheet?

This worksheet is helpful for those who feel they are perfectionist and those who experience troublesome outcomes of their perfectionist tendency. This exercise will help them move from a negative approach to a positive, compassionate one. 

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