Perfectionists who get frustrated and angry with themselves when they fall short of their own expectations increase their risk of falling into depression. Photo: Alamy

Why perfectionism causes depression and how self-compassion could save your life

An Australian study uncovers the dangerous health consequences of being self-critical for not meeting your own high performance standards. But there are ways to turn that negative inner dialogue into a positive one

Topic |   Meditation and how to find balance

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Perfectionists who get frustrated and angry with themselves when they fall short of their own expectations increase their risk of falling into depression. Photo: Alamy
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