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Love Lessons: How to Form a Less-Perfect Union, the Kind That Lasts

Tamar Chansky | Posted 02.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Tamar Chansky

The perfect gift this Valentine's Day may just be imperfection -- deciding to not fear it, together. Vow to each other that you'll hang in differently with a fight.

The Imperfections of Perfect

Ilana Donna Arazie | Posted 03.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Ilana Donna Arazie

When we try to be perfect, we become disconnected to people, and most importantly ourselves. I would love to see more celebrities and people, get more real. Be who you are. Live simply. Stop the obsessive planning and precautions.

Embrace Imperfection: You Are Good Enough

Tara Brach | Posted 12.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

We all get caught in wants and fears, we all act unconsciously, we all get diseased and deteriorate. If we can learn to relax about imperfection, we no longer lose our life moments in the pursuit of being different and in the fear of what is wrong.

These Things Are Better When They're NOT Perfect

Posted 11.05.2012 | OWN

By Amy Shearn We love an ideal moment: a lemonade-pink sunset savored from a seaside balcony... a gymnast sticking a landing. But we also love some...

Your Chickens

Waldo Mellon | Posted 11.24.2012 | Comedy
Waldo Mellon

I have exciting news for you which hopefully will keep you connected with this friend of yours forever. If you drink coffee, or if you might be a casual smoker of pot, please have some now so you can focus on my somewhat long-winded answer to your wonderful question.

Consistency From Hypocrisy

Troy Roness | Posted 07.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Troy Roness

Although many individuals and organizations across the spectrum step forward in speaking out about their fight to improve self-acceptance, tons of mixed signals from those same outlets often scream insecurity.

Embrace Imperfections -- They Keep Life From Being Like a Bad Disney Movie

Will Shanklin | Posted 06.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Will Shanklin

One way to let go of resistance is to allow yourself to have imperfections. This means that, while you're dreaming your dreams, you welcome the parts of your life that aren't there yet.

This Holiday, Give Yourself
the Gift of Imperfection

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.20.2012 | Home
Maria Rodale

I've always been a bit annoyed by Martha Stewart. Not as a person or anything, but at the illusion of perfection she creates in her magazine and in he...

Kick A! Ditch Your Type-A Personality for a Life You Might Actually Enjoy

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 08.23.2011 | Comedy
Sarah O'Leary

It's not always easy to turn a blind eye to others over achievements. Let's take, for example, the dreaded Christmas letter.

The Retouching Debate

Hellin Kay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Hellin Kay

Imperfection is fine, as is the desire to always be beautiful. It's how we define both and who gets to define either that makes the argument over retouching interesting and never-ending.

Spirit of Perfection: Week 10 of "Mental Muscle" Boot Camp

Paul Katz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paul Katz

The question of whether or not I am a perfectionist was an absolute no-brainer to answer. The answer is 'no' and I have Barbra Streisand to thank for that.

Self-Acceptance Manifesto

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

1. We confuse perfection with imperfection But there is no difference Unless, of course, you compare what is with what isn't. 2. If I could be right t...