Subtle or loud the deep longing for perfection in our lives is something we cannot escape. Whether we fight it by denouncing it loudly and “rebelling” or embracing it and pursuing it with all we have, it affects us at the core. It’s really nothing new, though there’s continual talk about the effects of social media and well… media in general on our mindsets (which yes, in some ways is true) this is something that’s been around since the dawn of time. The desire to have a perfect feed on Instagram or the most stylish kids or the nicest car all stem from a much more internal longing. Perfection comes from that large part of our soul that wants to be better, to meet our full potential, to feel complete, fulfilled, accomplished. It’s the need to be accepted, seen as valuable, and feel whole.
I am no different.Read more