P is for Perfectionism
By Dr. Aimee Kimball, Mental Training Consultant
Wouldn’t we all like to be perfect and live a Ferris Bueller type of life, Of course we would, but reality makes perfection pretty hard to achieve. I know far too many swimmers who, when they don’t have the perfect race, are extremely hard on themselves. This article will focus on the concept of perfectionism and how to encourage individuals to be OK with being slightly less than perfect.