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Theres a chance i can get used to working under

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There’s a chance I can get used to working under pressure and gain confidence in my ability to get these types of tasks done. Jan 23 A good friend is 30 mins late meeting me Anger Frustration Impatient Friends shouldn’t keep me waiting They aren’t reliable It’s ok for them to be late sometimes They can be relied upon most of the time If I am early for everything I can’t expect others to be on time Most of the time they have been considerate and responsible towards me Perhaps being kept waiting is not so frustrating as I originally thought 2
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Diary for changing perfectionist thoughts Date Situation Feeling Perfectionist Thought Alternative thoughts Evaluating thoughts and alternative thoughts Choosing a realistic and helpful perspective 3
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Strategies for Changing Perfectionist Thoughts 1. Cost benefit analysis: Look at the benefits and negative consequences of lowering standards Realise that perfectionism is undesirable and an unattainable illusion 2. Set priorities: Which thoughts interfere most with your life? Which is easiest to change? 3. Examine the evidence: How would I survive getting a lower than expected grade in this piece of work? If I did badly does it always mean I will do badly – have I always done badly? 4. How do others view the situation: How do others deal with this stress? Can they put up without knowing, without telling themselves they are stupid? Maybe I am wrong comparing myself to more experienced people, rather than seeing the bigger picture This is just a small part of what I do here and at this stage of my career 5. Coping statements: Try to use positive thinking;
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