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The truth behind “excuses”…

“I’m not pretty or handsome enough.” “No one likes me.” “I don’t have enough money.” “I’m not ready.” These are just a few examples of common excuses that have ability to hold twenty somethings back from really going for their dreams. I’ve heard them all because I tried them all. I used every excuse in the book to stay living below my potential. I was using excuses because my prior circumstances seemed hopeless. I was ready to give up and had a prepared response for everyone that questioned this once over-achieving college grad as to why I felt defeated and drained. The truth is success is a lifestyle. It a result of repeated habits.  It’s small changes that add up to big change. I chose soul-sucking work because I gave up on my dream. What is the ONE thing you’d be doing which you’d immensely enjoy if you know you could not fail? If you want a job, house, title, etc. You are going to have to have a no-excuse approach to fulfilling your dreams. …

Why you should forgive yourself for past mistakes

Dwelling in the past requires an insurmountable amount of energy that only leads to repeat occurrences. What you think about the most will become a reality. Our thoughts drive our actions. Dwelling on your past can keep you from making any kind of progress. No matter what stage you are at in life, you can still have a successful future. If you are constantly replaying past events looking for new ways to solve them then you’re missing out on opportunities. An opportunity presents itself daily. And not in the form of a fairy godmother granting wishes just you and the willpower to live your life on your terms. Bottom line: You have the power to achieve, create, and become the vision you have for your life, self and career.  Everything is on the table. No dream is off limits.  Stop being a victim of your high expectations and the events that you can never change. Not because you’re not awesome but because there is no going back. Heartbreak, disappointment, and failures can leave us all …