Allow me to kick things off with a (perhaps embarrassing?) confession: The very thought of writing this piece seemed really intimidating to me. I was concerned about creating something that was thorough and accurate, yet still made sense and was easy to read.
It's easy to make excuses instead of facing the truth as to why you haven't hit your goals. Why are we so quick to push off blame instead owning our pitfalls? Explore the reasons why it's so tempting, and how you can rewire your brain to avoid it and be more productive.
This past Black Friday, I tasked myself with buying an entire new winter wardrobe. I researched deals, saved for it with the help of my Digit app, made a Google sheet with a plan of attack, and braced myself to drop more money than I'm ever comfortable spending in one go.