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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. ┬áIt’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. …