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comment How do I get my overachiever to accept her mistakes and live up to her abilities?
Fair question. Truth be told, she so rarely underperforms because she so frequently undertries. But one day she got in trouble in school and I told her I was really proud of her. I was. It was the first time I had ever experienced her allowing herself to be imperfect. Perhaps I'm minimizing my role in this. I've considered that. I do believe that the desire for perfection is baked in her personality and not a result of criticism for underperforming. If anything, I've probably overpraised rather than overcriticized (which I'm learning can also be highly detrimental).
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comment How do I get my overachiever to accept her mistakes and live up to her abilities?
Wow. Great insight and a powerful series on praise. Thanks for sharing it.
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