5 Reasons Why Perfection is Overrated

“Imagine, there are around 7 billion people living on earth, but there is only one you.”

– You are a piece of Art –

What makes artists and their work so valuable is their rarity. Imagine there would be 1 Mio. Picassos in the world, it would be without any value. The way we look at Art, we should also see ourselves. Every human being is a piece of Art. There are around 7 billion people living on earth – but there is only one you. You are a unique combination of body, mind and soul that only exists once, like a rare piece of art.



(Tina Frey)

  – Perfection is Boring –

Imagine the most perfect person, a robot. Perfection is boring. Real people are not perfect and perfect people are not real. At the end of the day, imperfection is what makes us human, unique and distinguishes us from machines.

“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.”

(Marilyn Monroe)

 – Imperfection is Beauty –

Imperfections are not only beautiful, because they make us unique. Once you realize that there is beauty in your imperfections, you will embrace your “flaws”, you will be more happy – and happiness is knowingly the most important source of beauty.

“Your uniqueness is of value”

– You are a source of inspiration –

Your uniqueness is also of value to the word. By being the best version of yourself, you are a source of inspiration to others. Your unique combination of talents, skills & interests, sometimes only your presence, can have a positive impact on another person. Never understimate the value of your uniqueness to the world!

“One of the basic rules of the Universe is that nothing is perfect. Perfection simply does not exist…Without imperfection neither you nor I would exist.”

(Stephen Hawking)

– Perfection does not exist –

Perfection is one of many manmade illusions. It is an artificial construct that solely exists in our heads. Companies, beauty concerns and surgeons create standards and benefit from this illusion – but in nature no such thing as perfection exists. So, stop worrying about not being good enough and start embracing the fact that out of 7 billion people, there is only one you!