Why do we always seek for perfection?
Some people are really obsessed with perfection. Right from maintaining your house to anything they do. They always want to do everything perfectly.
Agreed! To achieve perfection is very good. But obsession with perfection is not as good. This will get us into a vicious circle of unhappiness. With anything & everything.
Even science is not perfect. Physicists of past had thought the end of everything there is to know was very near. Once physics was complete, they could predict anything & everything with utmost accuracy.
But then came uncertainty principle came up. It drove them into chaos. Measure one thing with more accuracy & there was found to be more error in other respects. In other words, the more accurately they tried predicting what would happen, the more it got disturbed. There is no perfect certainty.
Also, we can’t predict nature perfectly. It will always be imperfect. Whether forecasts about rains are just predictions. No technology can measure how many litres of water would pour in what parts. Or how cold the weather will be in degree Celsius.
These are hints for us giving us a very important lesson. Try your best. Don’t be possessed by perfection.
Don’t seek perfection in others. It may make you miserable. The other person may not be perfect as to your expectations. This will make you see only the flaws. You end up ignoring the positive qualities he carries in others respect.
Our life is brimful of imperfections. What might seem to be perfect to you may not be perfect in someone else’s eyes.
Don’t think that nobody can be as perfect as you.
Don’t think that nobody can work as perfectly as you.
It will only lead you to arrogance. You’ll start criticizing others. You’ll stop recognising other people’s positive traits. It might spoil your relationships.
Learn to accept the imperfections of life with grace. It will keep you lighter. It will help you give your best to everything. Don’t expect positive response from each & everyone. It will again lead you to dejection.
Whatever you do, there will always be someone to criticise you. There’ll always be someone unhappy with you.
LIFE after all, is imperfect. LIVE AND LET LIVE!
Don’t expect people to dance around you the way you want. Join the group of dancers & dance your way. People might join you.
Embrace the imperfections that LIFE has to offer. With open arms & an humble heart.
Editor: Srikanth & Shanmukh
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