|We tend to fall prey to the need to live up to an impossible standard; to be flawless gods and goddesses in our exterior appearance, mannerisms, profession, and sometimes even in our personal relationships. Failing to achieve the impossible only cracks our esteem and causes us to focus more on striving to reach “perfection”…an internal, self-perpetuating cycle of destruction that can and will break you down.
The early teachings of Zen masters include three most important precepts:
Life isn’t about beauty in perfection but rather beauty in imperfection, especially that cultivated by nature…which includes ourselves. Own your imperfections, confidence is sexy!