Look For The Beauty In Imperfections

Thought Catalog

I think sometimes we get so set on this distorted expectation of how life should be that we lose sight of all that it already is. We set standards for ourselves so high that when we inevitably fail to reach them, our whole world comes crashing down around us. We spend countless days chastising our every downfall and wrong decisions that we become blind to what power and magnificence lies within our beings.

Perfection is sought in every avenue of life — whether it be our careers, looks, education, or talents — so it’s no wonder so many people feel like failures when they face the inescapable truth that is: perfection is illusory at best. What I believe so many fail to see is the beauty that lies in imperfection, the opportunity for growth that comes after falling down and the strength that thrives after pain. We see our every…

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