Love Letters to Humans (no. 33) — on Perfectionism

Perfectionism: The relational fuckery of endlessly criticizing ourselves or others and confusing making a mistake with being a mistake. (See also: self-abuse and general shittiness toward others)

When we confuse perfection with worthiness, we miss opportunities to claim the joyful connection and belonging that are our birthright.

Where can you practice praising, celebrating, and appreciating yourself and others more freely?

Where can you practice cultivating relational joy rather than chasing approval or vying for superiority?

I’m spending the last two weeks of this year exploring some of the ways dominant, punitive, white supremacy culture impacts the ways we have been conditioned to relate to ourselves and with one another… and how we can choose something different.

If you want to dive deeper and practice together in 2020, let’s talk.

Relationship is.
Right relationship nourishes.