Michael Clarke's wife Kyly reveals her secret mantra to fans

Updated: 07 December, 2017 09:32 IST | A Correspondent | Mumbai

Former Australia cricket skipper Michael Clarke's wife Kyly urges fans not to compare themselves to unrealistic images as shown in advertisements

Former Australia cricket skipper Michael Clarke's wife Kyly, who turned herself into a motivational speaker after releasing her book True To You last year, once again inspired fans with words of wisdom by penning an essay about the dangers of perfectionism. Taking to her blog, Lyfestyled, on Monday, Kyly, 36, shared a post titled, 'Free Yourself From Perfectionism And Be True To You', which dolled out her secrets to finding happiness in imperfection.

Kyly Clarke
Kyly Clarke

"It is easy for us to focus on trying so hard to be perfect. We are bombarded with advertisements that display pearly white teeth and perfectly lean and trim bodies that somehow make us feel like we need to be viewed in this light to fit in or be accepted," she explained. "And what is perfection, by who's standards – ours or their's and who is the judge of whether we meet it or not [sic].


This brings me to my next point, many people waste their time focusing on what it isn't and are not grateful for what is," she added. Kyly concluded her post by revealing a simple mantra by which she strives to live: "I am free from perfection," she wrote.

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First Published: 07 December, 2017 09:14 IST

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