New research shows elevated risks of anxiety, depression, and suicide linked to perfectionism.
- A study of 41,641 college students shows that perfectionism is increasing year after year.
- Along with perfectionist tendencies, researchers noted a symmetrical rise in anxiety, depression, and suicide.
- The study looks not at parental influence, but at neoliberal policies that have fostered a cult of individualism.
- Former NASA astronaut Leland Melvin is the only person to catch a pass in the NFL and in space.
- Here, he shares his thoughts on living in a state of grace and advocating for justice.
- Humanity's future is among the stars and to get there, we'll need everyone's diverse talents.
The Canadian professor has been on the Joe Rogan Experience six times. There's a lot of material to discuss.
- Jordan Peterson has constantly been in the headlines for his ideas on gender over the last three years.
- While on Joe Rogan's podcast, he explains his thoughts on the gender differences in society.
- On another episode, Peterson discusses the development of character through competition.
Mistakes are part of learning, not a failure of character.
- Americans treat mistakes as character flaws, write Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson.
- The Japanese, by contrast, treat errors as an essential part of personal growth.
- Coming clean about our mistakes helps us earn trust and feel better about ourselves.
Owning your mistakes matters.
- Jordan Peterson says that recognizing your mistakes is essential, but you shouldn't "beat yourself to death" because of them.
- Atoning and repenting for mistakes clear the path for personal growth.
- If you avoid the responsibility of your errors, however, you're likely to make them again and again.
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