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Why We Choose Making Excuses Over Exploring Options

The excuses are just a whole lot easier and we don’t like the options.

Photo by Robert Anasch via Unsplash

I have a tendency to be a horrible excuse maker. I have goals and ideas and dreams. I also have this great propensity to reason away why they are totally unachievable. I’ve been doing this for 45 years, culminating in having settled for a life that is less…

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Vanessa Torre

Vanessa Torre

Top 10 feminist writer. Host of 🎙I Hadn’t Considered That. Writing about middle-age on Meeting in the Middle: vanessatorre.substack.com