• Parenting a Perfectionistic Child Part 2

    This is part to of the interview Monica Packer of About Progress conducted with Carolyn Bever & Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife to discuss parenting perfectionistic children. Listen to learn more about... - How to define your role as a parent - Shifting the value from external sources to one’s internal courage - More tips on parenting your perfectionistic child - And more...

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  • Parenting a Perfectionistic Child Part 1

    Monica Packer of About Progress talked with Carolyn Bever & Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife to discuss parenting perfectionistic children. Listen to learn more about... - How to identify if you have a perfectionistic child - Why perfectionistic children can be over or underperforming - Separating your own sense of worth from your child’s achievements - How to illustrate the importance of failure in the process

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  • True Partnership in Marriage

    Dr. Finlayson-Fife joined Monica Packer, the host of About Progress, and Dr. Julie Hanks for a discussion about what true partnership in marriage looks like and how to work towards it.

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  • How to Strive for Excellence (and Still Be Human!)

    Jennifer and her sister Carolyn Bever speak with Monica Packer of the About Progress podcast all about how to develop ourselves without perfectionism getting in the way! Listen to hear more about... - How Carolyn went from only being able to run down the block to qualifying for the Boston Marathon. - What parenting has taught Jennifer about herself and her own problematic perfectionism. - How to overcome fears of failure or discomfort. - The normalcy of perfectionism, the false ideas within it, and how we can transcend it. This is a unique self-development podcast that you don't want to miss!

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  • What to Do When You Hate Sex

    In this podcast Dr. Finlayson-Fife joins Monica Packer of the About Progress podcast to discuss -How to stop hating sex -How to make sense of your negative feelings towards physical intimacy. -The importance of sexual self-development in your personal confidence. -The importance of pleasure in living joyfully.

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  • How to Choose More Happiness

    In Dr. Finlayson-Fife’s sixth podcast with About Progress, they discuss the notion of agency and choices and how taking responsibility for our choices impacts our happiness and peace of mind. This episode gives lots of examples of making choices within specific relational realities.

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  • Help! I Want to Change My Spouse!

    In a new "About Progress" Podcast episode, Dr. Finlayson-Fife talks with Monica Packer about our fruitless efforts to change a loved one, and what productive choices you can make instead!

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  • Why You Need to Know Who You Are (& How)

    Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife is back with another interview with Monica Packer from the About Progress Podcast. Monica interviews Jennifer addressing the importance of self-development (developing our gifts and capacities) to forge a stronger sense of self.

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  • Improving Your Love Life By Loving Your Body

    Monica Packer from the About Progress Podcast interviews Dr. Finlayson-Fife about body image and gaining greater self confidence.

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  • The Perils of Perfectionism

    Monica Packer of the About Progress Podcast asks Dr. Finlayson-Fife for her thoughts on perfectionism, how to make sense of it, and how to overcome it.

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