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Tips For Those Making Up Excuses Not To Meditate

Linda Lauren | Posted 07.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Linda Lauren

I get it. Anyone who has ever approached the act of going within through meditation, gets it. But we managed to get a whole lot more out of the experience by finally doing it, instead of avoiding it. There are four basic ways to get passed the excuses.

The 10 Most Common Excuses For Not Reaching Your Goals

Tom Casano | Posted 06.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Tom Casano

Regardless, these excuses originate inside your head as obstacles to keep you from moving forward in life. It's important to rewire your mindset so you don't naturally create roadblocks when setting your goals. Following are the most common excuses people come up with for not reaching their goals.

Behaviors That Keep Us From Keeping Our Word

Arjuna Ardagh | Posted 06.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Arjuna Ardagh

Here are some of the parts of every man to be mindful of that can get in the way of the hero's journey to learning to trust yourself more in keeping your word.

The 10 Excuses That Keep You From Living Your Best Life

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 06.13.2016 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Do you find yourself living vicariously through others -- marveling at their Facebook page, reading stories of amazing ventures that others dared to take on, life changes that were a complete 360 that someone had the courage to figure out and tackle?

4 Excuses Mentally Strong People Don't Use

Amy Morin | Posted 06.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Everyone overlooks risk, gives in to immediate gratification, or behaves impulsively at one time or another. But to really grow stronger, you have to acknowledge your mistakes so you can change your behavior going forward.

The Most Common Excuses People Use to Avoid Getting Fit

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 06.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

There are so many different excuses, and everyone is different, but there are a few predominant lines that I get told when people tell me they have a hard time losing weight.

"If Only" - (All the reasons why you can't...)

Brad Yates | Posted 05.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

Too often we talk ourselves out of improving our lives by convincing ourselves that something has happened (or hasn't happened) that has created a per...

The New Wishful Thinking

Kristen Noel | Posted 05.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kristen Noel

Shooting stars, 4-leaf clovers, and wishbones aside -- we can create our own luck (with a little help of awareness and some action steps). Have you ever used luck -- "good" or "bad," yours or someone else's -- as an excuse to rationalize your own shortfallings?

Twelve Clueless Excuses Adulterers Give their Wives

C. J. Grace | Posted 04.28.2016 | Women
C. J. Grace

The excuses men give when confronted about cheating vary from extremely predictable to astonishingly off the wall. However absurd some of these may se...

Shifting the Language of Inner Space

Barbara A. Bernard | Posted 04.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Barbara A. Bernard

When we shift the language of our inner space from limiting thoughts to a kind, compassionate voice that inspires and encourages us, we open ourselves up to worlds of possibility.

Dear 'I Don't Have the Time' People: You Totally Have the Time

Peter Shankman | Posted 03.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Peter Shankman

Saying "I don't have the time to do something" is inaccurate at best, and at worst, a sign of weakness. Everyone has the same amount of time. How we choose to use it determines what we have the time to do.

5 Key Discoveries That Can Change Your Life

Barbara A. Bernard | Posted 02.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Barbara A. Bernard

Living in discovery means developing a rich bank of knowledge about yourself so that you can retire unnecessary fears and increase your resilience in any situation.

9 Excuses Artists Need to Stop Making in 2016

Bhavani Esapathi | Posted 01.20.2016 | Arts
Bhavani Esapathi

My half arsed execution is always going to be better than that brilliant idea living in your brain and that's just the truth.

14 Amazing Excuses Kids Have Used To Stay Home From School

The Huffington Post | Hollis Miller | Posted 01.21.2016 | Parents

It's hard enough getting everyone fed, dressed, and out the door in time for school. It's even harder when your kid is spending the whole time thinkin...

3 Real Reasons You're Stuck (And What to Do About it)

Shandra Carlson | Posted 10.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Shandra Carlson

It takes a person with great courage to look inward and figure out why life isn't going according to plan. Maybe there's a measure of success but you know it could be marginally better. Okay, significantly better!

12 Reasons Pandas Give Not To Have Sex

Landysh | Posted 10.13.2015 | Comedy
Landysh

Pandas don't have enough sex! And it is a big problem. Panda keepers, zoologists and scientists ask them very nicely, but pandas can't even be bothered!

The One Thing Successful People Don't Make... Excuses

Adrienne Dorison | Posted 09.22.2015 | Business
Adrienne Dorison

If you're someone who defaults to making excuses, it's time to shift your mindset. No successful leader or entrepreneur makes excuses for their inaction or action gone wrong, they make things happen regardless of the situation or circumstance.

5 Excuses for Why You're a 30-Year-Old Living at Home

Alex Iosiovich | Posted 09.15.2015 | Comedy
Alex Iosiovich

You're a 30-year-old that has a decent job and is still sleeping in your Pearl Jam poster-covered room in your parents' house. All you have to do is follow this guide of lies and no one will ever know that you're a lazy child that bitches at his mother for buying the wrong kind of cereal.

9 Lies We Tell Ourselves That Sabotage Your Success

Tyler C Beaty | Posted 09.08.2015 | Business
Tyler C Beaty

We know that the right thing to do is to be honest and not to tell lies to others. And we know the ramifications of getting caught when we do lie.

Just Say No to... Extenuating Circumstances

Laurie Gerber | Posted 08.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

I blew off my exercise plan this week. Now, I had my reasons ... And they TOTALLY made sense at the time! Yes, I had a plan to get up and go for a jo...

Ready to Take Charge of Your Excuses?

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

You'll know you're in charge when you see the evidence in your life. For example, you're exercising, your loved ones are happy, you have more money, you're writing, you are more peaceful, and you can trust yourself to do what matters.

Your Fail Proof 6-Step System To Make Your Dreams Come True

Rosella LaFevre | Posted 08.12.2015 | Women
Rosella LaFevre

The urgent stuff may be the stuff that's paying you immediately, but your investment of your time in the important is what's going to pay tenfold later. You've got to learn to put these things first.

Here's Why Your Upbringing Doesn't Dictate Your Success

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Alicia T. Glenn

Moral of the story is that hard work will always prevail, and you should not downplay someone else's success just because they might have had a more privileged upbringing. That doesn't mean they didn't have to work hard to get to where they are today.

How To Keep Excuses From Hindering Your Success

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.24.2015 | Healthy Living

We make a lot of promises to ourselves. However, there always seems to be a "but" that gets in our way of achieving true success. Natalie Hodge, the ...

5 Phrases That Signal You're Making A Bad Choice

Amy Morin | Posted 07.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Although it sounds a bit ridiculous, everyone behaves impulsively, gives into immediate gratification, or overlooks risk sometimes. Here are five statements we try to use to justify our poor choices.