Excuses, Excuses

I can’t.

It’s not possible.

I don’t have enough...

Time

Money

Energy

Strength

In a given hour, day, or week, how often do you think or say one of the statements above?

We are all full of excuses, knee jerk reactions based on the outer limits of our comfort zones.

But is there such a thing as a valid excuse?

And how do we recognize and have compassion for our excuses and move forward?

We’re diving into all of this and more and discovering why responding (instead of reacting) makes all the difference.

Excuses, Excuses - Middle Finger To Perfection podcast - Eff Perfect

HERE'S A SNEAK PEEK OF THE GOODNESS…

Excuses are often made out of fear, involve justification, and almost always lead to procrastination.
— Ashley
An excuse is a reaction based on our comfort zones and where they end, and an explanation is a response.
— Jenna
We often make too many excuses that serve as too many apologies for things we don’t need to apologize for, aren’t our fault, and aren’t even our responsibility.
— Jenna
If you’re going to make an excuse, just own it. There’s no point in making an excuse and beating yourself up about it.
— Jenna

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT IN THIS EPISODE…

  • The difference between excuses and explanations

  • The phenomenon of excuses and overapologizing

  • Whether there is such a thing as a valid excuse

  • Why it’s essential to own our excuses

  • How to catch ourselves when we make excuses and move forward


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