Atelophobia

Category: Living with Atelophobia


Book recommendations for Atelophobics

One of the most important steps in overcoming atelophobia is the patient’s recognition of this issue, and a will to overcome it. Although for some people therapy may be out of the question, a lot can be done from home by reading books.

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Living With Atelophobia

Like any other phobia, atelophobia is an obstacle in the path of normal life. While normal people compete with others, win and lose, show off their talents and communicate with one another with ease, an atelophobic finds his life in a jeopardy when he has to face other people. This makes living with atelophobia a […]

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How to Improve Yourself Daily: Tips For the Atelophobic

We all want to improve ourselves, right? As someone suffering from Atelophobia, anything but perceived perfection can lead to an anxiety attack. We all have some sort of idea about where we want all this to take us, right? Almost. Most people don’t really know what their goal is. Sure, they know they want to […]

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Dealing With Anxiety and Atelophobia Without Medication

I tried medication years ago and it only helped depression without touching anxiety. After some severe reactions I didn’t want to keep trying meds and stuck with therapy that helped but was not enough. Got a new therapist using a different approach called Dialectical Behavior Therapy which is an offshoot of C.B.T with a focus […]

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Curing Anxiety Through Exercise

Atelophobia is an anxiety disorder. Learning how to control your anxiety can help you to overcome the effects of this condition. In this article we will discuss how you can use exercise to overcome anxiety disorders like atelophobia. Exercise absolutely helps with anxiety, stress, depression, sleep, the whole bit. It makes you feel good. There’s […]

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The Beauty of Imperfection

What’s imperfection? I suppose imperfection from an existential perspective can be defined as a failure to live up to standards defined by yourself or some other medium that is held in high authority. This definition is intentionally limiting as it does not necessarily take into account involuntary imperfections such as physical abnormalities or quite simply […]

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Atelophobia and Depression

The fear of imperfection. A fear that often leads the afflicted to become so obsessed with achieving perfection that it can literally lead to depression if they happen to fail to meet their required standards. What exactly is depression? It is a mental condition where persons experience deep emotional sadness, feelings of not being good […]

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Atelophobia and Achievement Anxiety

Underlying anxiety is not a root cause. Anxiety is itself a symptom with many different possible causes. Anxiety is a process that happens in your brain, which can be affected by so many factors, like irrational thought habits, nutrition, food intolerances like gluten, lack of exercise, lack of sunlight and vitamin D, deficiency in amino […]

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Advantages of Atelophobia

Although there are some downsides to having Atelophobia, there are also some positive aspects. The following are just a few advantages of Atelophobia: a) Heightened Fight or Flight Response Mechanism: Sure there are all those times where your sense fear when you really shouldn’t. But sometimes you’re right. You’ll be better equipped for the bad […]

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