The Ultimate List of Valid Excuses

Not seeing the results you want in your life? Struggling to turn that idea into reality? Can’t lose those few extra pounds?

Need some more excuses to add to your list?

Without further a due, the ULTIMATE list of VALID EXCUSES. No. Really.

I have a full time job, three kids, two dogs, and a cat.. I don’t have enough time to work on my idea.

I have student debt to pay off, there is no way I can afford to work on my business on the side.

I’m not qualified for the job that I know I’m perfect for… Might as well not even try.

The last guy I asked out rejected me.. At least Netflix doesn’t judge.

My parents were both overweight, which means I’ll always struggle with my own body issues.

I didn’t go to a great college, so there’s no way I’ll be hired to work at an awesome startup.

I was born skinny, no workout plan will help me gain some muscle.

I tried my last business idea and it failed miserably.. now my parents won’t even talk to me.

All my friends grew up never having to worry about money.. they don’t understand what it’s like to be me.

My family and friends are so negative.. and there’s nothing I can do about it.

I’ll work on my project at later this year. It will be better timing.

I made a few huge mistakes early on in my career, and now I’m destined for mediocrity.

I want to learn how to draw, but art supplies are too expensive.

I really want to learn Spanish, but learning a new language as an adult is impossible.

I would really like to start a podcast, but I don’t know how.

I bought a course on entrepreneurship, but it was a scam so I didn’t follow through.

I’m an introvert, so I can’t go learn how to “network.”

I don’t have enough time! All the successful people I know have money to hire a virtual assistant.

My job sucks, so I’m super tired after work — Madden is my time to unwind.

I had a really bad childhood, everyone is out to get me.

I have really bad anxiety.. I can’t possibly ask for a raise.

I did everything I could! I don’t know why I didn’t get promoted.

Everyone seems to take advantage of me. Why should I even try?

I hosted an event at college on how to manage personal finances. No one showed up.

My first few jobs were all failures. Will I ever find the job that is right for me?

I want to work on my online business, but Twitter and FB keep sending me notifications.

I can’t afford to eat healthy, McDonalds is on my way home.

My mum, father, brother, sister, say I should be a lawyer… I guess that means that’s my destiny.

I wrote a blog post, but no one read it. I must be a terrible writer.

No one understands my situation… I’m stuck and always will be.

I want to make money online, but everyone who does is a scammer!

I’ve been wanting to change careers for years now, but I’m 40 and it’s far too late for that.

I read a few books in highschool and hated it. No book appeals to me.

I’m so afraid of coming up short! What will my family and friends think?

I raised money for my last startup and it failed… Now investors won’t return my calls.

I had to settle for a job that I hate, because my wife and children are depending on me.

I am TERRIBLE at math! I’ll never be able to learn calculus.

All my friends went to an amazing school. I’m destined to be a loser.

There’s so much I want to learn! But I don’t have the time or money to do so.

My last girlfriend broke up with me out of the blue… I’ll never be able to find love like that again.

My entire family loves political party x.. but I disagree with them! We’ll never be able to get along.

My friend said I was wasting my talents.. I just want to give up.

I’m in a shitty relationship, and I don’t know what to do.

I was a jerk to my friend, and now they won’t talk to me.

My super successful coworker has always been good with people! I’ll never be able to be like him.

I’m always shy in group situations.. no matter what I try.. I can never be good with people.

My friend has a fitbit! I’m so jealous! No wonder she is able to stay in such good shape.

My uncle lied to me when I was young! I can’t trust anyone anymore!

I don’t understand FB. My online business is doomed.

My teacher said I would never be a good writer. I became a lawyer instead.

I tried a new exercise routine for 3 days and it didn’t work.

Eating healthy is so boring!

I don’t know how to start a website!!

My significant other thinks my business idea is stupid. I guess I should stay at my job.

I have ADD.. there’s no way I can ever focus long enough to succeed.

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Valid? Yes. We’ve all listened to the abundance of excuses living inside our head.

But your health, happiness, and future success depends on your ability to ignore.

What’s your excuse? Good. You’re human.

Now go and make things happen anyway.

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