4 posts tagged perfection

“Better” Than You

It's an endless quest to be good enough in another person's eyes. Not facing our own thoughts and feelings, we measure our self using the eyes of another. Unable to acknowledge it's really our own perception of self that we use as the measure—not theirs. It takes practice to feel good and whole as we are. Sometimes, rather than doing this, we buy clothes and things, chase and stockpile money, and do what we can to be "better" than others. In comparison, we find our worth. Rather ...

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Reaching for Perfection

Many of us dream of reaching perfection, not realizing the cost of it. Many of us dream of the day we can banish our imperfections from our lives. Perhaps, you too feel you'd be happier without your imperfections. I'm certainly not here to disagree. There's nothing wrong with wanting to improve your Self. But there is a difference between transforming your imperfections, and removing them. Transforming them allows you the ability to choose to see your imperfections in a different ...

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Conclusions

When I feel I need to perform, my mind jumps to conclusions over and over about how YOU are interpreting and enjoying what I am doing or have done. Over and over I come up with negative judgements about what I have produced, and what YOU have decided. I can't be perfect. IT can't be perfect. And yet I WANT (it) to be, and, in part, I feel I NEED (it) to be. Maybe then SHE would be satisfied. I AM my own worst judge. Perhaps, my conclusions will always happen. Perhaps, my mind, my ...

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The Perfection of Imperfection

Imperfection What if my imperfections were my road map for growth and becoming more perfectly, joyfully me? What if embracing and supporting my imperfections could lead me to spaces I've never been before? I am not perfect. And I desire to feel totally happy letting the external world know this truth. No matter the situation. Inside, I am aware that I am imperfect, but I hold a hesitancy to accept this truth. I waste my valuable energy trying to resist this truth internally, and trying to portray otherwise to the external world.

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