James Park

Practice makes perfect. Or not.

We’ve all heard the saying “practice makes perfect.”

We practice to become perfect. But this seems a dangerous approach to improvement. Will we ever be perfect?


At a golf round this morning, my friend used an upgraded version.

Practice makes better.

This is a much healthier approach.

We all want to be perfect, but something that’s achievable is to be better. We practice to become better.

Not all our performances will be perfect.

Not all our practice will be perfect.

But we are always getting better, especially through our mistakes.

In self improvement, that seems perfect.

Photo by Clark Young on Unsplash

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