My name is Matti Freeman and I am walking my journey of standing one and equal with all life in matter. The words in this blog stand as testament to the effectiveness of the Desteni Principles lived in daily life.
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Day 325: Perfectionism vs. Self Perfection: My Experience
Sharing how I'v recently changed how I see the word Perfect in the context of creative projects, and how, in giving up wanting certain things to be perfect, the opportunity for self-perfection opens up more.
The key here in terms of the word Equality, is that I realized that I was wanting my partner to do things the way I do things, because 'since it worked for me, then it will work for you'. But within this what I did not take into account is that hey - my partner is NOT ME. My partner is DIFFERENT! They are a different person, with a different background, different mind, different temperament, different expression, different skills, different strengths and weaknesses, and they have a different relationship with themselves which - I do not fully see and understand.
I realized that I was wanting my partner to 'be equal to me' -- instead of learning to live as an equal with my partner, accepting that they are different, and that what works for me might not work for them at all, and that I need to take responsibility to be patient and get to know my partner better as a being -- and that to do this, I can't …
With the access we have to other people's live through social media, it's very easy to get caught up in comparing your life to another's; in particular those who we see as being more successful, more effective, more happy, more free - the list goes on. Within this it's very easy to form ideas about what you 'should' have, or what your life is 'supposed to look like', and then judge what you have as 'not enough', or 'not good enough'. This can lead to us missing out on the gifts and opportunities we in fact DO have in our unique life circumstance.
How can you benefit from identifying and accepting the gifts of your unique life circumstance, and letting go of comparison?