No matter what you have been through, make every one of your experiences count for something. Be better because of them. Don’t be defined by them, don’t let them make you someone you know you are not. Your strength is not built on just letting things be, but through resistance. Through overcoming things, you once thought you couldn’t. Diamonds as I have learnt are made in the rough, be one of them.
“At its root, perfectionism isn’t really about a deep love of being meticulous. It’s about fear. Fear of making a mistake. Fear of disappointing others.Fear of failure. Fear of success.” Michael Law.So, how do we end this madness and this blind race to perfection? Where do we draw the line between what we model and encourage as the healthy reasonable strive to great achievements and unhealthy strive to acquire flawlessness?