Imogen's story

As the old saying goes ‘nobody’s perfect’, but what happens when you’re too scared of admitting your imperfections? Imogen tells her story…



I didn’t want people to think of me as being any less than being right all the time

Sometimes the desire for perfection can be overwhelming. In this video, Imogen talks about how she dealt with the desire to be perfect at everything and how she learned to accept herself for who she is. In trying to find a way of coping, she talks to the school counsellor who works with her to develop ways of countering negative thoughts and learning to accept imperfection.

Last reviewed: 16 February, 2014
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