Gwyneth Paltrow is the epitome of perfection in our eyes.
However, it's clear that Gwyneth struggles with the idea of perfection based on her new Goop post.
In her post, Gwyneth talked about the benefits and detriments of perfection, and we've got to say, we really think she's done a great job at highlighting a real problem that a lot of people struggle with in our modern society.
Here's a brief snippet of what she posted:
"Striving for achieving a sense of perfection has been a misguided belief in my life, often leading me down the wrong path. It has made me, at times, place value on the wrong things. It has made me not listen to my true self for fear that I would somehow fail in another's eyes. I was curious as to how the idea of perfection has become so pervasive in our society, how it begins, how it hurts us and perhaps, even, if it carries a certain benefit…The idea of 'being perfect' is something that plagues many of us in our society, causing a lot of stress and feelings of inadequacy. Where does this idea that we need to be perfect come from? How can we come to terms with (and find the beauty in) imperfection?"
We agree Gwyneth! There's always beauty in imperfection, and sometimes the struggle towards being perfect can actually be hurtful to you!
This is one wise lady!
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