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This morning just plain sucked. Slept horrible with a ton on my mind (anxiety x a million). Woke up at 3am and couldn’t get back to sleep. Also woke up with a headache and a crater on my face the size of Texas so that’s cool, too #gobigorgohome Pushed play and got my workout in. I struggled big time and it wasn’t my best by any stretch. Immediately after what was a regular headache turned into an ocular migraine which is always a blast. If you’re not similar it’s like you’re looking through a kaleidoscope and mine are followed by an intense headache and what feels like a groggy hangover the rest of the day. . So today I’m totally flying by grace. I did what I could control this morning to try to turn it around. And what I can’t control I’m just going to hope for the best. And worst case scenario it’s just gonna be a bad day and sometimes it just happens 🤷🏻‍♀️ What do you turn to when you’re having a bad day?? Anything that helps to turn it around for you? 💗 #ocularmigraine #stressrelief #anxietysucks #controlwhatyoucan #italwaysgetsbetter #perfectionisamyth . . . . . #fitnessjourney #balancedapproach #endorphins #ilikecarbs #fitmom #momswholift #homeexercises #positivemind #justkeepgoing #strongnotskinny #graceoverguilt #support #accountability #workinprogress #noexcuses
Week 9: Roshni @rwalia shares that in many ways perfectionism and “millennialism” run hand in hand — Sponsored by @rizzarrinc
Cause perfection is a myth we created. #killthemwithkindness #perfectionisamyth #qotd
My post earlier today referenced the discomfort of Father’s Day—many have lost fathers, are navigating estranged relationships, don’t know their fathers (or do, but wish they didn’t), or are currently dealing with a father in ill health. 🙏 - . This day can be painful. Figuring out how to celebrate in less than ideal circumstances is not for the faint of heart. - . I would be remiss if I didn’t recognize my dads. They couldn’t be more different. A childhood shuffled between two homes, states apart, is interesting (to say the least). Each home held different rules around food, bedtime, habits, hygiene—you name it. - . We all did the best we could. These two men are wildly imperfect. I could tell you about temper problems, petty insecurities, self-righteous judgement and so on. But, thankfully, I’ve never been inclined to demonize someone for their humanity. As I consider my dads, and feel my heart s w e l l for all that they are, it makes their perceived short-comings minor in contrast to how well they have loved me. - . I hope my son finds himself prone to extend the same grace to me. - . Love, I think, is more about saying necessary and heartfelt apologies while continuing to show up—than about modeling ideal behavior. Parenting is the hardest job I know. Every time I recognize where I’ve fallen short, I feel more love and compassion for those who raised me. - . Happy Father’s Day to the man who helped usher me into the world. I got my untamed spirit from you. And Happy Father’s Day to the man who married my mother and got me ready-made at 7-years old and proceeded to raise me as his own. For as long as I can remember you’ve helped me stay grounded when, air-personality that I am, my tendency is to want to float away. - . Life is beautiful and messy. And I endeavor to cherish every second of it. — . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #liveandlearn #makethebestofit #begrateful #thejoyisinthejourney #butfirstgrace #choosejoy #lovewins #everydaywisdom #perfectionisamyth #stayopen #miraclesabound #everydaymagic #happyfathersday #fathersday #forbetterorworse #lifeisbrutiful #chooselove #beginagain
What the Hull???? Pancakes?? Yaassss... I never aim for perfection Ummm cause I’m not a unicorn 🦄 riding a rainbow 🌈 made from the tears 😭 of sweet angel 👼 babies.... BUT I do believe in being intentional I intentionally feed my body the fuel and medicine it needs 80% of the time combined with consistent exercise ... SO when I want a f-in pancake I eat the f-in pancake ZERO guilt or devastation When I say I want to coach you, I don’t mean that I want to aim you in the direction of perfection...just in the direction of progress, improvement, Health & Happiness Next opportunity begins July 9th #coachyoutosuccess #perfectionisamyth #progressleadstoresults #treatyoselfdontcheatyoself
Insecurities? Ęskisma, mo nęn un, o po daadaa. Got me plenty of those, and guess what, my voice was the loudest. Then, I realized #perfectionisamyth #getgittywithit . A vibrant morning Gistas mi owon. Oni a san dede wa o🤗 . #lifeofagista #HERGist #gittyproject #beautyfull . #RepostSave @theonlychigul with @repostsaveapp ・・・ #IAMMORETHANYOUCANSEE Do you hold back because of your insecurities? I used to but not anymore because I realized that those insecurities are nothing more than opinions I had allowed myself to believe. I challenged them and stopped feeling unworthy or incapable of reaching my full potential. I focused on my strengths, adopted the right mindset and I have become unstoppable. YOU HAVE TO BELIEVE THAT YOU TOO ARE UNSTOPPABLE So, have you ever been limited by your insecurities? Comment below with your story and please use the #IAmMoreThanYouCanSee
Take time for you today. Close your eyes and enjoy the you that you are right now. Not perfect...but not limited to this moment. Your path is your own and it’s not about the destination, it’s about the journey. #beyou #manifestyourdestiny #believeinyourself #believe #fulfillment #livealifeyoulove #liveafulllife #perfectionisamyth #enjoythejourney
Progress is always possible.
14/6/12018 The idea of perfection falls on you like... • • • #dailysketch #day181 #perfectionisalie #perfectionisamyth #perfectionisanillusion
Sometimes your light is hidden in a bushel, and that’s ok. You’ll survive another day. #perfectionisamyth #strongwoman #strongertogether #light #life #vote
Don't let your quest for perfection stop you from achieving greatness. There is no such thing as a perfect time or perfect situation. . . . Just concentrate on churning out your content or your product. Just keep moving forward. . . . #TOTD #psa #publicserviceannouncement #dailydose #dailyinspiration #dailygrind #garyvaynerchuk #garyvaynerchukquotes #garyvee #crushit #crushingit #jabjabrighthook #thethankyoueconomy #keepmovingforward #perfectionisamyth
There is no such thing as perfect! What a relief! Let go of the striving and belief in the illusion of perfection. It doesn’t exist so it’s an impossible standard to live up to. So go be yourself and be happy with who are are and revel in the freedom of no longer feeling like you need to live up to what you think others people’s expectations are of you! #bekindtoyourself #kindnessmatters #thekindnesssolution #teamkindness #perfectionisamyth #perfectionisanillusion
Lead by example by living with a learning mindset. We're always learning with mistakes along the way therefore nobody can believe nothing is their fault. 👪👩‍🎓👨‍🎓 #leadbyexample #perfectionisamyth #loveyourchildren #loveyourself
#candid 📷 #funwedding #datenight We attended a super fun wedding last night and I came across this beauty in my photos. Lol. Even though it’s not a perfectly posed photo it caught my attention as a good reminder to live in the moment without seeking perfection. That’s something I’m always working on❤️ Perfection doesn’t exist and the more we can let go of the idea that there is perfection...the happier we will be! #bereal #perfectionisamyth
"Most girls are taught to avoid failure and risk. To smile pretty, play it safe, get all A’s. Boys, on the other hand, are taught to play rough, swing high, crawl to the top of the monkey bars and then jump off head first. By the time they’re adults and whether they’re negotiating a raise or even asking someone out on a date, men are habituated to take risk after risk. They’re rewarded for it. It’s often said in Silicon Valley that no one even takes you seriously unless you’ve had two failed startups. In other words, we’re raising our girls to be perfect and we’re raising our boys to be brave." #sotrue #perfectionisamyth #perfectionisaconword #stopfeelingthepressure #stop #beyourself #exploreyourself #exploreyourlife #explorepossibilities #takerisks #makemistakes #learn !! (Ps: nobody knows any better. Walk your own way, create your own path, explore your own journey. Do not remain fixated. Open up. Be brave. Be yourself)
More pics of the progress and regress. I got the mortises and tenons cut and as I was test fitting - BAM. Cracked one end on both pieces. So, glue is my friend once again. Kinda like erasers on pencils in grade school. #wood #woodwork #woodworking #makingmistakes #perfectionisamyth #dadlife #dad #makerlife #maker #thehumandad
Sometimes life gets busy, and taking care of health and fitness can become difficult. Recently I've been struggling to fit in gym sessions, with my last yoga practice being a month ago! Rather than putting myself through a guilt trip I have accepted that sometimes that will happen, and am putting in effort to re-establish my routine 👍🏼😊🕉 #PerfectionIsAMyth . . . . . . . . . . #FitnessJourney #YogaPractice #HealthAndWellbeing #YogaBeginner #ReversePrayerHands #BalancePose #OutdoorYoga #ActiveLifeStyle #StrongNotSkinny
Everyone is fighting a battle, and maybe you think it's nothing or small, but your life experiences are 100% different than every other person paired with your completely unique DNA and personality. Or likely you don't even know what they're fighting..... . 🙋‍♂️I'm guilty of assuming people's choices, reactions, and lifestyles don't make sense but taking a step back you realize there's so much we don't know about them. Heck, I don't even understand myself most of the time. Let's all slow down, listen, give each other the benefit of the doubt, let's act like every human life is precious and special because it is and we ALL make mistakes ALL the time. . #perfectionisamyth #lovemore #forgive #listen #caremore #fighttogether #weareone #humanity #inspiretheyouth #strength #getup
Ever evolving, yet always the same. I've taken a IG break recently for no other reason than, I wanted to. (Remember you don't owe anyone your time or energy.) But these shots by @rose.russell.photography are too gorgeous not to share. Heart eyes for myself 😍 what a babe. #selflovejourney #bodyacceptance #bodylove #perfectionisamyth #personalgrowth #allbodiesaregoodbodies #effyourbodystandards #effyourbeautystandards #healthyatallsizes #celebrateyourbody #unapologetic #unapologeticallyme #squishymodel #bathphotography #confidenceiscontagious
“Use your story don’t diffuse it”. Whatever your story is, the good the bad the ugly, use it for good. Be vulnerable and honest with those who have earned your trust and confidently move forward in life! One thing I’ve learned is to not let yourself sink because of shame! #ownyourstory #supporteachother #letyourlightshine #perfectionisamyth
Let’s just all admit that we would probably all like all aspects of our lives to be styled with flowers and good lighting, but most of the time we’re just trying to do our best and pull it together under the unflattering yellow lights. And that’s ok too. #reallife #mydeskisusuallyamess #secondpicture
#PerfectionIsAMyth #wbw 💙 “Be kind to yourself as you proceed along this journey. This kindness, in itself, is a means of awakening the spark of love within you and helping others to discover that spark within themselves.” #TsoknyiRinpoche We are all #rockstars in our own way but not all of the time every single day. #BeGentle with yourself and know that #love is the best #light ♥️ Remember it’s ok to #takeastepback for the strength to #jump 🤸🏽‍♀️ #practice #balance 🤸🏽‍♀️ . . . . . #sup #supyoga #teacher #azyogi #yogateacher forever a #student #yogaeverywhere #yogaonwater #yogaeverydamnday #suplife #myfavorite #asana #sunkissed #yoga #breathe #shineon #love #prAna #livethelifeyoulove ☀️♥️ #bouldersresortandspa
✈️🍾 Thank you Paris for the last 2 days.. @cocktailspirits WOW !!!! •••••••🙈❤️••••••• Thanks all of you to inspired us to do things better🥃💃🏻 #poursymposium #cocktailsspirits #boutiqontour #boutiqteam #learneveryday #together #paris #cocktails #perfectionisamyth
I have messy hair, a messy kitchen, there’s a good chance I haven’t applied deodorant today and I have no idea what’s for dinner but I have been tackling all sorts of small steps today all aimed at big goals! #itsgoodtobeable #perfectionisamyth #whatsfordinner #growthroughthestorm #letyourlightshine #supporteachother #nevertakehealthforgranted
Authenticity > Perfection #lifecoach #authenticity #perfectionisamyth
Day 32 🇨🇦 Grateful for, each day, becoming more aware of imperfections and flaws that I have and being proud of what I am now. Perfection is a myth. Forgive yourself and give your best, not chasing the perfection but becoming a better version of you! 🇧🇷 Grata por, cada dia, perceber as imperfeições e defeitos que tenho e mesmo assim me orgulhar do que sou hoje. Perfeição é mito! Perdoe-se e dê o melhor de si, não necessariamente buscando a perfeição mas sim buscando a melhor versão de você mesmo! 🧘🏼‍♀️🤸🏼‍♀️🧗🏼‍♀️ #gratidaopra100pre #gratitudechallenge2018 #gratidao #gratitude #betterself #proud #consciousness #awakening #selfknowledge #selfforgiveness #selfconscious #bestofyou #imperfectionisbeauty #imperfection #perfectionisboring #perfectionisamyth #calgary #yyc #riodejaneiro
Its never too late, dreams don't expire. Everyday is a new opportunity. #newopprtunities #dreams #starttoday #juststart #noregrets #perfectionisamyth #goals #smallsteps #makeithappen
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Don’t be this guy! Figure it the F out before you lose the best thing that’s ever happened to you...just sayin! 🤷🏻‍♀️ #besmart #realizewhatyouhave #dontfuckup #figureitout #perfectionisamyth #youshouldbesolucky #stopbeingstupid
It's OK to look like you had a baby...because YOU did have a baby. Embrace your curves. There's no rush. Just enjoy those newborn stages without a care in the world. All that's important is your baby & your recovery. Don't be so hard on yourself. And don't believe everything you see on social media. Loving this pic with my bump buddy 💙💗 • • I think this is a very very important message to women out here. Your body may very well never be the same but hell that's ok you have life you did what you had to do. #mombod #embracingourcurves #perfectionisamyth #sisterhood #soulconscioussisterhood
Some wise words from @positivelypresent for all our Mamma and Papa bears up late at night. #everythingisnew #perfectionisamyth #taketimeforyou #dontcompare #selflove #busybeesmusic #clubmarconi All credit to #📷 @positivelypresent
Once upon a time 8 years ago I made my 1st ice cream cookies. No matter how small or how big your progress is remember that progress is perfection. Progress is fulfilling and motivating. Strive for progress not perfection. #motivationalquotes #motivate #progress #believe #perfectionisamyth #hanielas
Gonna get the entire world fit! One person at a time ☝🏾 - Link in bio! - P.S. took me 4hrs to make this video (usually takes 10 mins) & still f***ed it up 🤦🏾‍♂️ 😂 🤷🏾‍♂️ - #perfectionisamyth
I. I feel constrained by perfection. I sometimes wonder if all that perfection really gives you the freedom to go beyond. Were we not more creative as children when we knew less and performed by instinct? Should we not rely on our hearts more than our minds? #freedomisinlettinggo #perfectionisamyth #amythwecreated #tomakeothersfeelawful
Perfect is boring 💋🙌🏻💋🙌🏻💋
Does it serve you well to compare yourself to your Self from 20 years ago? Try asking yourself “What can I do better TODAY than I did YESTERDAY? How can I be more forgiving, accepting, kind and loving towards my Self? How can I challenge myself to grow today?” Don’t you dare compare yourself to anyone else. They’re not living YOUR life. . . . #rachelhollis #girlwashyourface #comparisonisthedeathofjoy #youarebeautiful #lovewhoyouaretoday #perfectionisamyth #progressnotperfection
Who are you without the jewels that adorn your skin? Who are you without the threads that cover your body? Who are you without your grand home and its possessions? Who are you without the smile you share for the world, or the words that escape your lips? Who are you without your ego? Who are you? #toknowistolove #osho #perfectionisamyth
You think you’re weird. You think you’re boring. You think your ears stick out. You think other people think stuff about you! . The fact that you’re not perfect - AKA HUMAN!!! and the fact you ARE different to others, 🌟IS WHAT MAKES YOU INTERESTING & COMPELLING TO YOUR SOUL PEOPLE🌟 Don’t you get it? . Nobody wants to see perfect! . We want to see TRUTH. HONESTY. BRAVERY. QUIRKS. . We want to see YOU!!! . We want to hear you too. YES, even with THAT voice!🤭😂😂 (I can talk!!) . People all over the world, every day, find love. There’s someone for everyone right? . Just like there’re people out there that are for YOU and what you do. . Show up for them and bloody help them won’t you? Showing up for them in spite of fear, just makes you even more beautiful💕 . Love, Tina xoxo
I’ve had the pleasure of working with 2 amazing photographers over the last 2 months (@emily.belson + @eyagoda 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽) + with each impending shoot I let myself trash talk myself, criticizing my body for not looking like someone else’s . . You’re not thin enough. You’re not strong enough. Watch what you eat. Lose 7 pounds. Tone those thighs. Run 3x a week. Swim more laps . These were all the things I told myself I had to do in order to look good for the camera, to look good in the images I was going to share with the world. Not exactly positive reinforcement. And even though I am all about being honest here, I’m not sure I can share all the nasty things I say to myself when I see my naked reflection in the mirror, picking myself apart, wrinkling my nose in disgust as my gaze rounds past curves I wish weren’t so curvy. I wanted things to look perfect + they say the camera adds 10 pounds… . Recently, though, I have found that every time I’ve been feeling down about my body + start picking myself apart, silently punishing myself for not looking a certain way, I get catcalled. Without fail. And only on the days I beat myself up. While I was so caught up in my story of “my thighs are too thick,” someone would walk by saying, “You’re gorgeous” or “I love you.” In the middle of my lowest moments, I was hearing words of praise. The first time it happened I was stunned at the timing, holding back the urge to flip the person the bird. But by the third + fourth time I decided to take them as messages from the universe, words I needed to hear to stop my internal record of harsh criticisms + realize that if strangers accept me as I am, that if I have a partner who accepts me + loves me as I am, maybe I should too . All this to say that we are all our own worst critics, perfection is a myth, that everyone—even people who seem to have their shit together—shit-talks themselves when they feel anxious, that you are not alone in your self-abasement . So I wish us all the awareness to hear + accept the messages the universe tries to send our way to help us rewrite our internal dialogue. We are perfectly imperfect just the way we are ✌🏽💗😘 . . . 📷: @emily.belson
It’s more than ok, it’s impossible. . #perfectionisamyth #glittergirls #selflove #selfcare #perfectionistproblems
Caught my eyes coming back from yoga this morning. I am huge fan of all flowers and bushes and trees, but nothing is more beautiful than a regular, imperfect garden rose. . . Asymmetric, missing some leaves, some spots or other irregularities and never growing straight. Still the most gorgeous thing. Always reminds me that it is imperfection that is perfect, so thank you for that roses ❤️🙏 #roses #nature #flowers #spirit #motherearth #motherearthlove #roselovers #flowerlovers #instarose #summer2018 #ilovelondon #londonislovinit #yogainspiration #yogalife #yoga #yogaflow #vinyasaflow #perfectionisamyth
Life as is (5/24/18): so many people become complacent with who they are, with the life they have. I don’t quite understand this. Life is about change, life is about growing as a human being. Life is about improving yourself and making your dreams come true. However, in order to do this you must first make yourself your number one priority. We all can improve ourselves. No one is perfect. Perfection is just a myth. Whether it’s mentally, physically, maybe you want to learn a new language, maybe you want to learn to cook, whatever it is take the chance and make yourself better. Take the damn risk. Every 24 hours we get a chance to grow and become a better person. Why some people choose not to take advantage of this I will never now. Life is short my friends, live it every day. One day this all goes away, however, until that day arrives, go out, kick-ass, take names and never look back .. ☯️💜☮️ #reverendsjp #lifeneverstops #bethebestyoucanbe #risegrindconquer #perfectionisamyth
Perfectionism 🤔 # I would never refer to myself as a perfectionist but I have struggled with perfectionistic tendencies, characterised by a persistent feeling that I’m not ‘good enough’. This mindset is not something that changes overnight, it takes a lot of time and energy to address. It’s definitely still a work in progress for me! Here are 5 ways to help overcome perfectionism: # 1. Set realstic expectations: We often set ridiculously high standards and unrealistic expectations for ourselves. As these expectations are impossible to meet, this can leave us continually disappointed and frustrated. Lowering expectations is extremely difficult but a lot more rewarding because you have a much higher chance of meeting them. 🤓 # 2. Practise self-compassion: We tend to be really hard on ourselves. It's important to remind ourselves that everyone struggles and nobody is perfect. One way to be more self-compassionaite is to try to treat yourself in the way you would a friend or family member, this might be a kind word or some kind of treat when you’re feeling down. 🧐 # 3. Adopt a growth mindset: When we have a growth mindset, we see mistakes as a normal and helpful part of the learning process. The only way to improve at something is to try, fail, and try again. Instead of trying to avoid mistakes and failures, try to reframe them as an essential part of your growth. 😊 # 4. Focus on the process: We tend to measure success and self-worth based on our achievements. When we put so much emphasis on the outcome, we sometimes miss out on enjoying the process. Focusing on the process takes the pressure away from the outome. Some things are worth doing, even if the outcome is imperfect. 😎 # 5. Put yourself first: We all have physical and emotional needs but they don’t always fit into our image of being 'perfect'. We often don’t ask for what we need because we believe 'perfect' people don’t need anything. Denying needs can have serious health consequences, physically and mentally. Ensure that you are having your needs met to help stay healthy and happy. 😌 # Have you struggled with perfectionism?
Over the years, I was one of those people that posted the best parts of my life. Or I made it seem like they were the best parts of my life. I was in a bad relationship so when we had a moment of something good – or even if it were awful- I would take a picture like it was to post. I wanted everyone to see how “happy” I was. Even though I was pretty miserable. This continued on for a while. My anxiety wanted me to perfect and have a perfect life – and if I couldn’t have it in reality, then I’m going to pretend for everyone else. But in the end- I only became more depressed and anxious. . . I was so convinced that it was just me. That everyone else was really as happy as they said they were on social media. That I was completely messed up and unlovable because of this. This mindset became exhausting. Pretending to be okay when I wasn’t. Trying to live up to others expectations of what life should be. It apparently wasn’t helping me. It didn’t make my life any better. So I decided to talk about it.
Mwah! 💋❤️
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