Imperfect Is the New Perfect

Imperfection

The Nightmares of a Perfectionist Perfectionism is a futile endeavor. As a perfectionist, I speak from experience. And this essay is my confessionary hymn. At times my perfectionism haunts me: all the pleasure of “getting it right” can be immediately wiped out by small, debilitating imperfections: the sharp, stabbing pain of a negative criticism; the […]

We All Love Imperfect People

Reflection-in-mirror

My mother stopped me from complaining about a dear friend to state, “we all love imperfect people.” This phrase can change your life if you really take it in. Think about it: everyone that loves you loves an imperfect person and everyone that you love is imperfect.   We are all human and you can […]