Perfection is a prison. We are living in a time where we are constantly pressured with messages of what we should look like, what we should be, what is ideal vs. what is unwanted, what is perfect. All these messages tell us that we are not enough and will never be enough. But it's all a lie. Perfection is a lie. So before you judge yourself, watch this!


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  • Anne

    You are beautiful spirit and I am grateful for getting to listen to your love....the two doors gave me chills.

  • Judith Smith

    THANK YOU for including someone with a visible disability!

  • Meg E Chrisler

    What a beautiful truth -- thank you for this wonderful message!

  • Myrtle Russell

    Prince Eau is a truth teller. We need more!

  • Sophia

    This video touched my heart and soul and somehow reached that part of me the never felt like I was quite enough and sent me down the road to perfectionism. How amazing that this video and song made feel I have nothing to attain or strive for to be worthy of love. I just have to be. Thank you!

  • Denise Mathieson

    Every word perfectly composed, the truth sings above all. Thank you, sharing with my teenage boys. God blessed for sure! Keep singing the truth.

  • Leslie

    I have reminders in several rooms in my house about acceptance of imperfection, but this video really put someoNE to my reminders. An unexpected and glorious exoerience

  • Lankler Jill

    Utter perfection! So beautifully expressed. Thank you. If everyone understood this the world would indeed be perfect.

  • Tizz O'Toole

    Bravisimo. ♥.

  • Lavina Cardoza

    Love this. Many times in life we get caught up in this thinking. Thank you for the message "Being real is important"

  • Manoj Kabre

    Failure is a stepping stone to success, the old adage is so true. Perfection can be an ambition but should not deter our journey. It can be an aspiration, but need not become the underlying reason of our satisfaction or happiness. Life unfolds based on our state of mind, and if perfection becomes one of the steps to climb, it may cease our climb, so let it be the pinnacle where we have to finally reach.

  • Yvonne McAskill

    I started to understand this truth when as a budding watercolour artist I discovered that Creation was not symmetrical. And started looking at it all through new eyes... And as we are all part of the same Creation...we were not just good but very good...warts and all. Freedom always comes from looking and understanding that we are as we are...

  • jolie

    this video explains the real meaning of life and to value who we really are my question for you is what is the better version to be you

  • kayla

    this video inspired me because, i know that perfect isn't just the way to be a better person.

  • Phil Notz

    I've always preferred real over perfect but it didn't seem like something to promote. This video really hit home. I'm feeling good. The message was per...., NO! the message was real!!! Thank You!

  • Wonder

    I love it. Every word is true. I am a mother of an ADS kid, out life is all about not being perfect but real!

  • sree

    Awesome... This is just the right video I wanted to show my peers. I am thankful and speechless.

  • kali

    don't try to be what other people think you should be, be yourself, the real you, even if it means being "a little off the wall crazy" We're all perfect in our own way when we let our selves be who we really are.

  • Brenda Finne

    I wish this was a commercial for all to see; beautiful, spoken from the heart - my day is back in perspective. Thank you!

  • Kristin Pedemonti

    I love this perception of perfection and your performance is simply energizing. Thank you. As I lead Kintsugi workshops, the beauty of highlighting the flaws, I resonate so deeply. OH yes, the truth: when we suffer damage, yes we are all the more beautiful. How I love my cracks. they are my true beauty and yours too. Here's to being real and being loved, giving permission for others to be who they are too <3 Thank you so much for sharing your gift! <3

  • Bob

    This is one of the BEST videos on this subject that I have ever seen! As a "less young" person, I believe that younger people do not take the time to figure out what they REALLY ARE DRIVEN to do. If you do not know where you are going, any path will take you there. Constant "motion" and striving for perfection hides the fact "I do not know what I am going to do between NOW and DEAD. Social Media, particularly Facebook, contributes to trying to be perfect. Have you ever seen someone who posts, "I had a crappy day today"? AMAZING VIDEO. I especially like the delivery. That young man show passion!

  • David Brudzinski

    From Wikipedia: In traditional Japanese aesthetics, wabi-sabi (侘寂) is a world view centered on the acceptance of transience and imperfection. The aesthetic is sometimes described as one of beauty that is "imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete".

  • patricia

    Love this...we honor Neurodiversity at a Center in the University of Laverne. Would love to show this at the 4th annual Symposium with Thomas Armstrong is a song to our mission. PTaylor

  • Barbara

    Thank you for such a liberating message. xx

  • Janet Zurbrigg

    It helped me to loosen up and relax. This is indeed FREEDOM.

  • Jo

    This was such a great video. What a great reminder for all of us.

  • Harilal

    THis is a real truth. No one is perfect. The example of trees in forest is the most suitable example to explain. Thank you

  • Victoria Dionisio

    I'm 77 yrs. old. And I am only now learning this important truth. I am delighted to see young people expressing this truth in their own way. It gives me great hope for the next generation.

  • Ellen H

    Being real and yourself is something you are/do right now...not in some far-off distant future. I love this video!

  • Alberto

    "Be real and be loved" Our truth

  • Yvonne McAskill

    The gut level honesty...always finds a home inside.

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  • Learn more about Prince Ea, filmmaker, speaker, creator, who seeks to "reach every single heart on the planet to show them that at our core we are Love, we are free, and we are one."
  • Learn more about the downsides of perfectionism in this article from the BBC.
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