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Excuses Are Sabotaging Your Life

Excuses Are Sabotaging Your Life

Excuses are holding you back from the life you could be living. Below we’ll cover some of the most common excuses, how you can stop them from ruining your life, and a practical action plan to change your life and achieve your dreams.


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“It’s because of genetics”

“It’s because of genetics”

Have you done as much as possible before blaming “genetics”? Have you done 100% of what you are capable of before your genetics comes to play? Have you actually maximized your genetic potential?

Your genetics don’t actually hold you back that much. It’s mostly just an excuse.


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“I’m not ready”

“I’m not ready”

“I’m not ready”

If you are waiting for the perfect moment to start, to take action, then I have good news: that moment is now. The “perfect moment to start” is actually before you feel ready when you are not sure about doing it or not.

The point in this is that you’re never going to feel ready, you have to purposely do it when you don’t.


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“I’m too old/young”

“I’m too old/young”

Even if it may sound cliché, age is just a number. It doesn’t mean anything in reality. It’s never too late or too early to start taking action toward your goals.

Don’t make your age an excuse for not taking action and pursuing your dreams. Remember, it’s never too late or too early to start.

Remember, taking action is the only way to make progress and achieve your dreams. Don’t let excuses hold you back any longer.


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How to Start Taking Action

How to Start Taking Action

Now that you know some of the most common excuses and how to stop them, it’s time to start taking action toward your goals.

Fundamental steps to start taking action:


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1. Identify & break down

1. Identify & break down

You can’t become successful if you don’t define what success means to you first.

As I often say, being successful doesn’t mean just having a lot of money and a great physique. It goes much deeper than that.

For me, success means leading a life of value and having enough determination to fulfill my ambitions.

Identify what you want to achieve and break it down into manageable steps to avoid overwhelm and burnout.

Check out the secret successful people don't tell you.


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2. Set goals & plan

2. Set goals & plan

2. Set goals & plan

Set specific, measurable, and, most importantly, big goals for yourself.

The problem that most people face nowadays is being scared of dreaming big. But you can use this to your advantage: most people hesitate to dream big, so the few that do achieve remarkable results.

Then, set yearly, monthly, and weekly goals for yourself and obsess over them. To achieve these goals create daily tasks that will get you closer to the prize.


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3. Optimize your environment

3. Optimize your environment

You are the average of all the people who surround you.

This may sound harsh, but if you want to succeed, you have to only surround yourself with people who are successful, or on the path of getting there.

Don’t waste your precious time with people who do not believe in you, don’t celebrate your wins, or go against your values.


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To Recap

To Recap

  1. Eliminate every sort of excuse
  2. Identify what success means to you.
  3. Set big, measurable, and specific goals for yourself and break them down into small milestones to achieve every year, month, and week.
  4. Optimize your social environment: surround yourself with successful people that believe in you.

Thank You for reading. Until next time,


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Hi! 🔭 Nice to meet you all. My name is Giovanni, I'm 15 years old and live in Italy. I am a big dreamer and I wish to change the world. My mission is to help as many people as possible embark on the journey of leveling 🆙 in life.


Excuses are holding you back from the life you could be living. Here are some common ones and how you can stop them from ruining your life.


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