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Quit Trying and Just Get a ‘C’ Grade: The Cure to Perfectionism

Joseph Sparks

10th February 2017

Quit trying and just get a ‘C’ is not the typical headline you might expect from tutor2u. However, a recent post on PsychologyToday suggests that getting a C grade might be a ‘cure’ to perfectionism.

Samantha Bennett, the author of ‘Get it Done’ and self-proclaimed recovering perfectionist, says that letting yourself off the hook once in a while can actually develop your sense of wellbeing, productivity and time management.

Read: Grad Students and Perfectionism

Joseph Sparks

Joseph is a Subject Advisor for Psychology at tutor2u. He is an experienced Psychology & Music Teacher, Writer, Examiner and Presenter. He is currently completing a Professional Doctorate in Education and is passionate about the impact of technology on teaching and learning.

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