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Podcast with Dr. Toni Noble

Is Perfectionism Wearing You Down? Podcast with Dr. Toni Noble

Dr. Toni Noble who is an adjunct professor in the Institute for positive psychology and education at the Australian Catholic University and is widely known in education as the coauthor of the multiple award-winning positive education programme, Bounce Back. Toni’s government projects include the national safe schools’ framework, the scoping study on student wellbeing and resourcing the student wellbeing hub. And she’s worked with an international expert group in Bhutan to develop a new paradigm for the United Nations to promote wellbeing and happiness as a global goal.

In this week’s episode, Dr. Toni Noble explains why perfectionism and loneliness are rising in our schools and workplaces and what we can do practically to help people navigate these challenges to their wellbeing.

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You’ll Learn:

  • [02:19] – Toni explains why the rise of perfectionism is an issue workplaces need to be mindful of when it comes to improving people’s wellbeing.
  • [07:30] – Toni shares why dealing with perfectionism takes more than just practicing a growth mindset.
  • [10:09] – Toni explains why self-compassion is such an important skill to develop when it comes to taming perfectionism.
  • [13:37] – Toni outlines why loneliness is also becoming a growing issue in workplaces and what we can do practically to improve people’s relationships at work.
  • [21:35] – Toni completes the Lightning Round.

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