Many individuals strive for perfection, driven by ambition and the desire to excel in every aspect of their lives. However, this constant pursuit of perfection often leads to stress, depression, and the wearing of masks to maintain an image of excellence in every situation. If you truly long for a happy and fulfilled life, it is essential to understand the importance of embracing your flaws. This is precisely what the book “Becoming Flawesome” aims to explain.
The author Kristina Mand-Lakhiani explains in-depth the impact of trying to be perfect in every aspect and how to accept imperfections to lead an authentic life. It allows you to overcome shame and self-doubt by accepting your unique flaws.
It also lets you travel on a transformational journey that redefines your self-image and creates the way for a beautiful, imperfect life.
Steps to embrace imperfections
You may often wonder how to embrace flaws and live a normal life. Due to several elements, you find it hard to achieve and again get into the circle of acting like a perfectionist. Kristina tells these steps to the people to embrace their flaws, insecurities and fears to live a meaningful and happy life.
- Figure out the positive side of your imperfection because viewing yourself as lacking or inadequate in certain areas always puts you down. Having enough understanding of your flaws render you a unique edge.
- Realize that every human has flaws. Imperfection renders your character and makes you authentic. Practice self-acceptance to embrace flaws easily. It lets you get out of the unrealistic standards you set for yourself. It also opens up the gateway to a meaningful life.
- Surround yourself with positive vibes as much as possible, and utilize your imperfections to help others.
Hazardous of being perfect
Almost everyone wishes to be perfect because perfectionism looks like a positive trait. Additionally, it helps them succeed and grow professionally and personally. But, there is more than we see. According to science, perfectionism renders rise to depression, anxiety and stress. It also results in self-harm.
Kristina recognized these things through her life journey, and thus she wants to share her experiences of #BecomingFlawesome with others. She aims to make everyone accept their flaws and enjoy life happily. Instead of chasing the unworthy goal of turning a perfectionist, she advises people to embrace their flaws and lead an authentic imperfect life.