What I’ve Learned About Making Mistakes

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There’s an interesting aspect about being on a path towards self-improvement, we tend to try really hard to get clear, grounded, and aligned, but we forget that we are human beings who sometimes make the wrong choices. Sometimes we can have all the right answers in front of us, and still make the wrong choices.

I’ve never thought of myself as a perfectionist, until recently, when I made a handful of subpar life choices, and went very heavily into self-judgment and punishment, because in my mind, I felt that I should be better than that. Since I’ve done work on myself, I assumed I might not ever make a mistake or take a misstep again. Which is simply setting myself up for failure and unnecessary heartache.

Just because we cultivate clarity and alignment doesn’t mean that we are always going to act accordingly, and that’s okay. Our humanness is always okay.

As I’ve been…

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