"Excuse Me Ma'am - Said The Doctor - I Am Afraid You Suffer From A Terrible Disease : It's Called 'Excusitis', The Failure Disease". What About You? 

Laura Mariani

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"Excuse Me Ma'am - Said The Doctor - I Am Afraid You Suffer From A Terrible Disease: It's Called 'Excusitis', The Failure Disease". What About You? Jokes apart, success means so many different things to so many people, but one thing is for sure: it won't 'just happen' . We need to take action, move towards our goals, even one tiny step at the time. Nevertheless, move.


So many dreams, so much talent or so-called 'potential' is wasted because of procrastination. Or, even worse, for all the stories we tell ourselves of why we can't do what we want to do. Or be, or have. We haven't got the time. Firstly, we are not smart enough. Secondly, we haven't got the right connections. Thirdly, we are too tired. Or we are too old (or young), we have family issues. Finally, it is not the right time.....blah blah ... And more blah blah blah ... blah blah. I am currently reading The Magic of Thinking Big by David Schwartz, PhD and I loved how he described it: excusitis. So much nicer than the bullshit you tell yourself (and others) to justify your failures/or lack of trying. I believe that we all have the power to change our lives. We need to take ownership and responsibility for our life (both success and failure). And stop giving power (real or purported) to external forces. Heck, I wrote a book about it (STOP IT! It's all in your head). However, I must admit that I have suffered and sometimes still suffering from a mild case of excusitis. The occasional relapse with the I am too tired strain (like I am too tired to write my blog in the evening... or at the weekend, blah blah blah...) I know, though, it goes deeper than tiredness and that I need to take the proverbial pill and get on with it. But I know that until I get sick and tired of being sick and tired (to paraphrase Steve Harvey in Act Like A Success Think Like A Success), I will continue to talk b******t (to myself). I need to go back to what drives me - like I did when I wrote my book in 30 days. After all, if I really want to be a writer, why am I not writing? What about you? Do you suffer from excusitis? What is your strain? #youcreateyourownreality #lifestyledesign #lifestyleedit #followme #like #share
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