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Practicing self-compassion relieves effects of perfectionism
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Practicing self-compassion relieves effects of perfectionism

Perfectionists can overcome burnout and depression by practicing self-compassion, according to a study published in the journal “PLOS One.” Some individuals are constantly striving for perfection. The tendency to succeed in every aspect of life is often triggered by the competitive environments people live in. However, this tendency is accompanied by self-criticism. Setting extremely high…

Daydreaming linked to increased intelligence and creativity
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Daydreaming linked to increased intelligence and creativity

A study conducted by the Georgia Institute of Technology reports that daydreaming is actually an indicator of increased intelligence and creativity. The psychology department at Georgia Tech suggests that people who catch themselves daydreaming in class or zoning out during a conversation are smarter than their focused counterparts. Eric Schumacher, a Georgia Tech associate psychology…

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