How to Help Kids with Perfectionism

There is no room for mistakes. There is no room for growth. Everything must be perfect the first time or your child will crumble. Perfectionism has the power to paralyze our kids and make them give up before they even begin.

In this week’s youtube video I talk to kids about how to handle perfectionism so it doesn’t hold them back.

Often our kids think imperfection is synonymous with failure. Ironically it is actually perfectionism that holds our kids back from living up to their full potential. 

In this week’s Youtube video I talk to kids and teens about how to shift their view on perfectionism and embrace imperfection as part of the path to success.

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