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Bullshitting Myself and Other Excuses – LOP011

Episode Summary

Do you ever catch yourself in your own bullshit, making excuses for why you can’t do something, or why you don’t want to do something? What are the things you’re lying to yourself about that are holding you back from something that would make you happy; some action that, when completed, would improve the quality of your life?

Episode Notes

Do you ever catch yourself in your own bullshit, making excuses for why you can’t do something, or why you don’t want to do something?

What are the things you’re lying to yourself about that are holding you back from something that would make you happy; some action that, when completed, would improve the quality of your life?

I am not an advocate of “feel the pain and do it anyway”, or “No more excuses, just do it”.

Just do what, exactly?

When you don’t know why you’re making an excuse, no amount of verbal pressure is going to help you. You need to get to the root of the problem of why you’re bullshitting yourself about not doing something that’s actually important to you.

Key points discussed in this episode to manage and overcome excuses:

Personal growth happens when you lean out of your comfort zone long enough to cause permanent expansion.