103: Dr. Margaret Rutherford on Perfectly Hidden Depression and Upgrading Your Mind

Dr. Margaret Rutherford on Perfectly Hidden Depression and Upgrading Your Mind

Welcome to episode 103 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

We have Dr. Margaret Rutherford, psychologist and author of Perfectly Hidden Depression: How to Break Free from the Perfectionism that Masks Your Depression, stopping for a fascinating discussion on upgrading our mind and taking control of the inner chatter that goes on in-between in our ears. Dr. Margaret has been in practice for over 25 years and is also the host of the SelfWork Podcast.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • Dr. Margaret’s origin story
  • How Dr. Margaret landed on perfectly hidden depression
  • Constructive vs. destructive perfectionism
  • What is perfectly hidden depression
  • Balancing your drive and ambition without sacrificing your mental health
  • Some of the most common types of perfectionism
  • About identity and the facades we carry
  • Why gratitude sometimes isn’t what it seems
  • About feeling like an impostor and navigating those feelings
  • And much more

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