The way you construct your life story has a big effect on the way you feel about yourself and the world, and having a story of redemption can do wonders for your wellbeing. But don't feel bad if you haven’t had a major obstacle or tragedy to overcome. You achieve victories all the time. You may just have to look for them.
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The pursuit of perfection can reinforce the self-defeating belief that you are not good enough, and never will be. But too much self-acceptance can lead to a sense of complacency or self-righteousness that keeps you from aligning with your core self and achieving true happiness. You can be perfect right now. Don't let anyone tell you different. But your intentions and actions have to be pointed in the right direction.
Many people spend years working hard and struggling, trying to achieve those things that society tells us will make us happy—only to arrive at a state of "success" wondering: "Is this all there is?" People like this long to feel of meaning and purpose, and to have fulfilling connection with the other people in their lives. To have who they are on the outside match what's inside. Here I give an overview of how you can do these things simply, even if you feel like it's too late—and even though it may not be the easiest thing in the world. It's what the Right Life Project is all about.