Perfection VS. Self-Improvement
“Healthy striving is self-focused: ‘How can I improve?’ Perfectionism is other-focused: ‘What will they think?’”
Brené Brown writes this in her revolutionary book, The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are.
This quote changed the way I think about human qualities. Once I figured out that perfection was based on outside factors…