You are not perfect. Nor am I. But guess what? Nobody is. It doesn’t matter what letters I or anyone else has after their name. We are all human.
Humans make mistakes. Humans get sad. Humans get mad. Humans feel insecure. Humans doubt themselves at times. These experiences are part of being human. No one is immune from them. Nobody.
So, why is there so much pressure in our society to be almost super-human? To not make a mistake? To look forever youthful? To look like we have it all together? To be rich and ‘successful?’ To be healthy and happy, everyday?
I get exhausted just thinking about all that pressure.
Another part of being human is having a deep desire for love and connection. To feel like we belong and are accepted just as we are, flaws and all. (more…)