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Publication Date: 19 Feb 2016
Publisher: IVP
Page Count: 192
Author: Will van der Hart
ISBN-13: 9781783594016, 9781783594023

The Perfectionism Book

Walking The Path To Freedom
By Will van der Hart
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Our 24/7 world of endless information and demands poses a serious challenge to all who struggle with perfectionism. It's all too easy to become trapped in an endless pursuit of achievement at the expense of the life you had always dreamed of living.

This book is about a change in perspective - seeing perfectionism as the problem, rather than the goals or standards themselves. Far from being a little habit that keeps us striving, it is the thing that stops us celebrating anything we might achieve.

We are more wedded to perfectionism than we realise. It is embedded in our culture and bound up in popular self-esteem. Even the Bible's perfect words have been used to drive perfectionism in the church.
The authors offer a fresh perspective on an age-old problem - a helpful blend of accessible theology, psychology and activity to lead us to a place of genuine freedom, gratitude and fulfilment.
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About the Author
Rev Will Van Der Hart is Pastoral Chaplain at Holy Trinity Brompton in central London. Will was educated at Cambridge and later Oxford University where he studied theology. Will is a founding director of 'Mind and Soul' a mental and emotional health think tank with an international reach. Alongside his colleague Consultant Psychiatrist Dr Rob Waller, Will has written The Perfectionism Book, The Worry Book and The Guilt Book, The Mind and Soul Course, The Stuff of Life and The End of Worry. Alongside his wife Lucinda Van Der Hart, Will has also written, 'The Pregnancy Book'. Find out more at:

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