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#24: You’re NOT Perfect and It’s OK

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About the Episode

Why do we fear pressing “send” on the email? Why do we touch up our pictures before we share them on Instagram? Whether we like to admit it or not, we can all relate to the struggle of perfectionism. In today’s episode, Dan’l and Megan share why it’s important to actually choose imperfection in order to live more connected and authentic lives. Stay tuned for the music moment to hear Dan’l and Megan discuss the correlation between music and therapy and some of their go-to playlists.

Show Notes

10 “Guideposts” To Living a Wholehearted, Imperfect Life From Brené Brown’s book, The Gifts Of Imperfection

  1. Be authentic
  2. Combat perfectionism
  3. Build resilience
  4. Practice gratitude
  5. Use intuition
  6. Reject comparison
  7. Embrace play and rest
  8. Practice stillness and calm to fight anxiety
  9. Use your gifts and talents
  10. Laugh, sing, and dance

Dan'l and Megan

About the Hosts

We’re Dan’l Mackey Almy and Megan Zweig, the hosts of the Self Smarter podcast. We’re wives, mothers, and friends and have spent the majority of our careers leading a full-service marketing agency that serves the fresh food, floral, and better-for-you foods industry. Our chats usually involve the latest marketing insights, leadership lessons, and self-awareness tools. These chats always include lots of laughter, the occasional tear and are mostly discussed over a cocktail… or three. We’re passionate about sharing what we’ve learned, the highs and the lows, to help other leaders in the journey of becoming self smarter.

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