How to overcome perfectionism and beat imposter syndrome: A masterclass with Dr. Thomas Curran

 (David Chang)
(David Chang)

Do you find your levels of stress soaring as a deadline approaches? Do your high standards ever stop you from getting things done? Perhaps you feel like an imposter, on the verge of being found out and never quite good enough?

We all have moments of self-doubt, but if you’re feeling weighed down by them and want to challenge negative thought patterns, this masterclass is for you. Dr Thomas Curran, the acclaimed professor of psychology at the London School of Economics, will delve into the nature of perfectionism and imposter syndrome, their negative impacts on our lives, and most importantly, effective ways to combat them.

What will you learn?

This is a course designed to help you get to the bottom of your perfectionist tendencies. Packed with interactive exercises and insights drawn from Dr Curran’s work, you’ll discover how to escape the trap of perfectionism and learn strategies for living a more purposeful life rather than striving for an unattainable ideal.

Who is it taught by?

This is your chance to learn directly from one of the world’s leading authorities on perfectionism, LSE professor, Dr Thomas Curran. His TED Talk on perfectionism has received more than three million views and is author of the book The Perfection Trap (Penguin), one of Bloomberg’s best books of 2023.

Why should you attend?

If you're someone who struggles with impossibly high standards and constantly feels you're not good enough, this class is for you. It's a must for perfectionists and ‘imposters’ ready to break free from the fear of failure and embrace a more fulfilling existence.


Date: Monday 17th June 2024

Time: 6-8pm

Location: Online masterclass A catch up recording will be available for two weeks after the class.

Price: £75 plus £1.90 booking fee (newsletter subscribers pay no booking fees)

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Book today and receive a free digital copy of The Perfection Trap with your booking. This offer ends on 1st June, but copies are limited so reserve yours quickly before they run out.

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