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Perfectly Hidden Depression

Five Ways To Heal From The Disease of Perfectionism

I announced last week that I'm writing a book on Perfectly Hidden Depression. And this week, I had the ultimate honor of speaking with Dr. Gordon Flett, a leading Canadian psychologist and author, and  an expert on perfectionism.

I didn't know what to expect. I haven't talked to too many people who've written a textbook on abnormal psychology before and I was nervous. But I'd read some of what he had to say, and knew his ideas on Perfectly Hidden Depression ® would be...
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Perfectly Hidden Depression

There’s No Need to Look Perfect. How to Teach Kids About Vulnerability

What are we teaching our kids about revealing vulnerability? What questions should you be asking yourself and your kids? Do they struggle with the need to look perfect?

There are many current studies highlighting an international rise of depression and suicide. It's grown to be a rampant issue -- one that is more and more likely to affect your life, or the lives of those you love, including your children. Whether or not it's because of the well-documented rise of depression with increased...
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