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The Creative Cafe

Excuses vs Reasons

It’s a fine line.

Sometimes we do something we shouldn’t or don’t do something we should, and we have an airtight explanation, ready to deliver to anyone who asks.

But how do we know whether it’s a reason or an excuse?

The distinction is that you look for excuses. You have to find them. You do the thing or don’t do the thing, then you seek out a justification. Or you…

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Rosie Leizrowice

Rosie Leizrowice

Content strategist @ Farnam Street by day. Essays here sometimes. Berlin. More writing/ say hi: rosieleizrowice.com