Excuuuuse Me


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Excuuuuse Me

  1. 1. Excuuuuuuse Me<br />
  2. 2. “I attribute my success to this.  I never gave or took any excuse.”  Florence Nightingale.  <br />
  3. 3. When you think about it, that is a tough way to live. <br />
  4. 4. There are always times when you<br />fall short and want to find<br />
  5. 5. an excuse for why you did not measure up.<br />
  6. 6. For example, why do I eat foods that I know are not good for me?  <br />
  7. 7. Or why do I engage in behaviors that <br />are not healthy?  I know better.<br />
  8. 8. It has been said that all human activity <br />is either to try to seek pleasure to avoid pain. <br />
  9. 9. So by eating foods that you should <br />not eat, or by engaging in activities <br />that are not healthy you get <br />
  10. 10. an immediate pleasure and are able <br />to avoid an immediate pain.  <br />
  11. 11. But being able to forego <br />the immediate pleasure .  <br />
  12. 12. and work through the immediate pain <br />will lead to bigger and better <br />benefits later. <br />
  13. 13. This is where excuses fit in. <br />
  14. 14. If you want to do something that is not good for you, <br />
  15. 15. you can think of an excuse. <br />
  16. 16. That way you can feel good about your behavior now and <br />
  17. 17. get to enjoy the pleasure now and <br />avoid thinking about the pain that <br />comes later.  <br />
  18. 18. As odd as it may seem <br />when to you take total <br />
  19. 19. accountability for your life and are <br />responsible for everything that happens <br />to you – You become free.  <br />
  20. 20. You become free of the outside influences that control so many people’s lives <br />
  21. 21. You see that it is not the weather; <br />it is not the other person; and it is not the job.<br />
  22. 22. It is how you respond to those things <br />that are important <br />
  23. 23. And when you take responsibility <br />for your thoughts and actions <br />
  24. 24. and you become accountable to other people for the way that you act, <br />
  25. 25. and then no excuses are necessary.  <br />Living a life without excuses <br />will free you from feeling <br />
  26. 26. that outside influences are holding <br />you down and keeping you from <br />being able to accomplish more. <br />
  27. 27. Without excuses you will have <br />the power to make the changes you want to see happen in your life; <br />
  28. 28. www.slideshare.net/auntce<br />and without excuses you can make <br />better decisions that will give you <br />more satisfaction tomorrow.<br />
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