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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

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.  Nata...

5 Phrases That Signal You're Making A Bad Choice

Amy Morin | Posted 07.07.2015 | 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.

What Tony Robbins Taught Me About Fear in a 30 Minute Lunch Break

David Reyes | Posted 06.25.2015 | Business
David Reyes

I was at work and feeling blah. That's the best description of it, blah. I went online during my lunch break, yes I wrote that with a straight face, and typed in Tony Robbins.

7 Excuses Killing Your Success

Gaynete' Edwards | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business
Gaynete' Edwards

We all have dreams for our future that we want to come true. Somehow, many of us seem to get stuck and cannot figure out why our planted flowers of prosperity have not yet bloomed.

3 Biggest Excuses That Keep Business Owners Stuck

David Finkel | Posted 09.29.2015 | Business
David Finkel

After two decades of coaching business owners to succeed, I've come to observe a clear pattern of what creates those business owners who stay stuck in an owner-reliant business and never succeed in scaling their business.

'I'm So Busy': The Dating and Time Excuse

Brittany Wilcox | Posted 06.30.2015 | Women
Brittany Wilcox

Let's save the busy excuse and start hurting people's feelings... I mean, start being honest. I think most would agree that a second of rejection is better than weeks worth of useless persuasion. Let's be real.

7 Excuses That Will Hold You Back From Success

Bernard Marr | Posted 06.21.2015 | Business
Bernard Marr

I've written several times in the past about the qualities and elements that successful people share, but I think perhaps the most important is their ability to get past excuses.

The #1 Thing to Lose This Year

Susie Moore | Posted 03.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

Like everything else, what we focus on expands. When our thoughts and words are self-defeating, we only generate more excuses as we have no choice -- our behavior negates any possibility for good outcomes and over time we justify more and more away. Unless kicked to the curb, our excuses increase to no end.

The 3 Fears That Keep You From Shining Your Brightest (and How to Overcome Them), Part 1

Wendy Reese | Posted 03.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

This is a part one of a three-part series. When it comes to making excuses, I have found most are driven by three fears. Overcoming those fears start...

The Insidiousness of Excuses

Wendy Reese | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

The moment this awareness hit me was days after learning of a friend's death. I avoided doing something that would have been beneficial and healthy fo...

Resolutions: Keep Them Simple and in Focus

Christa Dowling | Posted 02.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Christa Dowling

"The Best Laid Plans of Mice and Men Often Go Awry" John Steinbeck 1902-1968 (American Nobel Prize Author) Now that we are approaching a new year qui...

Are You Too Old to Start a Business?

Keyon Bayani | Posted 02.13.2015 | Small Business
Keyon Bayani

In this episode of SYS Chat, we touch on numerous topics and provide helpful tips.

4 Excuses to Get Out of Class (That Actually Work)

College Magazine | Posted 01.04.2015 | College
College Magazine

Instead of fibbing about vague family emergencies or your dog feasting on your term paper, here are nine excuses to keep in your arsenal to ensure you won't get caught in a lie.