Discussing :: You’re already perfect

‘Be Content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.’ ~Lao Tzu   A lot of people come to Zen Habits (and read other personal development blogs and books) because they want to improve something about themselves. They’re not satisfied with their lives, they’re unhappy with their bodies, they want to be better people. I know, because I was one of those people. This desire to improve myself and my life was one of the things that led to Zen Habits. I’ve been there, and I can say that it leads to a lot of striving, and a lot of... read full article

#1

Nos4R2D2
You’re already perfect

Wow. I was feeling down today, read this and now I have a positive attitude.

#2

Millie

I am just finallly overcoming a harrowing 10 year battle with Anorexia and articles like this are more helpful than you can even begin to imagine. They help to remind me what is truly important and just how how much life has to offer if only we will open ourselves up to the opportunities and appreciate them for the wonderful gifts they really are!

#3

Kizami

The word 'perfect' (funny enough in big lettering at the top) screws with us! Even if we were to do everything to make ourselves our some preconceived model of perfection, we will still not be perfect. By nature, humans are not made to be and I don't believe anyone should be striving for it. But words bear no weight unless you act on them. Let's start at home, people!

#4

setkid

more hours in a day thatll be perfect..

#5

Andrea

"Our possibilities at any moment in life are computed not from how we like to think of ourselves but from whom we truly believe we are"

#6

Andrea

"A happy life is just a string of happy moments. But most people don't allow the happy moment, because they're so busy trying to get a happy life."

Can you tell, I love quotes :)

#7

T

Such an amazing article. I will print this out and stick it in front of my desk, so whenever I feel stressed and feel like I'm stuck in a rut, I can read this and feel free again!

#8

Gladys

We would all be perfect, if we became Positive Thinking and spread love and peace to the world.

#9

Cindy

Be Content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you! what an awesome saying!

#10

Kiwi Gas

Simple stuff but so true, and so important. There is no such thing as perfection, just as tomorrow never comes. Be happy in your own skin and spread a little of that good cheer around at the same time. Life will seem all the more sweeter.

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