Saying Yes to Imperfection with Sarah Von Bargen

It’s probably not news to you that one of our favorite mantras around here is imperfect and enough. So, it’s probably also not surprising that we love the quote, “Perfect is the enemy of good.” Today’s guest, Sarah Von Bargen, is all about saying yes to doing things imperfectly and letting that be good enough. Through her wildly popular blog, Yes and Yes, she spreads the word that things don’t have to be perfect, they just have to be something.

If you’ve been wanting to embrace imperfection, shift into happier habits, and create a life by design, not by default, then this conversation with Sarah is just what you’ve been looking for. Get ready to be educated, empowered, and inspired by Sarah’s wisdom and her journey.

MFTP Episode 28: Saying Yes to Imperfection with Sarah Von Bargen


It’s so easy to fall into the trap of pursuing goals by default, not by design.
— Sarah Von Bargen
Saying something that’s slightly imperfect is a million times better than saying nothing at all, and doing the right thing imperfectly is so much better than not doing it.
— Sarah Von Bargen
The key to habit change is taking on only one small habit at a time.
— Sarah Von Bargen


  • How to create healthy relationships with money, worthiness, and happiness

  • Tips for gathering evidence in your life that imperfection is enough

  • Simple strategies for habit shifting

  • What bookmark habits are and why they’re going to blow your mind

  • Why the 21-day rule of habit building is BS



The Desire Map by Danielle LaPorte

Sarah Von Bargen of Yes and Yes

Sarah’s Put Your Money Where Your Happy Is course

Sarah’s Make It Stick Habit School

Sarah Von Bargen of Yes and Yes on Instagram

Sarah Von Bargen of Yes and Yes on Facebook

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