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Thomas Curran | The Perfection Trap: Embracing the Power of Good Enough

In the newest episode of The Unmistakable Creative Podcast titled 'The Perfection Trap: Embracing the Power of Good Enough', we engage in a thought-provoking conversation with Thomas Curran, an esteemed Associate Professor in the Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science at the London School of Economics. Drawing insights from his illuminating book 'The Perfection Trap', Curran delves deep into the pitfalls of our modern obsession with perfection. In a world where social media constantly amplifies comparisons, where workplace competition is fierce, and the societal narrative pushes for more and perfection, many find themselves trapped in a cycle of burnout and depression. Curran's research reveals the detrimental effects of this relentless pursuit of perfection. But more than just highlighting the problem, he offers a way out. Through introspection and societal change, Curran suggests ways individuals can resist the overwhelming pressure to be perfect. By embracing the power of 'good enough', we can redirect our focus on what truly matters, leading to a more purposeful and contented life. 'The Perfection Trap' is a beacon for anyone feeling the weight of societal expectations. Join us in this episode as we explore the liberation that comes from letting go of perfection and prioritizing genuine contentment. Unravel the Complexity of Perfectionism with Our Insightful Guide! Unlock the secrets of perfectionism with 10 key takeaways from our enlightening interview with Thomas Curran. Don't wait, download now and start reshaping your understanding of success today!" Subscribe for ad-free interviews and bonus episodes Hosted on Acast. See for more information.

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