There’s a skill many of us have perfected that we can call on when pressed. For some, it takes years to hone. Others seem to have an innate ability to wield this power at the most critical times. Occasionally, we may astound ourselves with how easily we can summon it. So what is this skill? The fine art of excuse-making.
That’s right, at times we are incredibly adept at making excuses, which can prevent us from growing our careers, engaging in difficult conversations, enrolling in a class, spending time with loved ones, eating nutritiously, or moving our bodies. In short, excuses hold us back from being our best selves. (More…)