Instead of seeking to explain your failures, take an honest look at your intentions. Is there something else you could be doing that would inspire you toward a more positive and effective focus?
The obstacles you face may not be your fault. Yet when you promote and defend them, you give them more power than ever.
When you find yourself sabotaging your own efforts in this way, it's time to reconsider those efforts. Either find a way to positively invest in what you're doing or find a way to move on.
You have the power to make things happen and to succeed in the face of even the most difficult obstacles. To fully access that power, you must be doing what truly matters to you.
Instead of finding new excuses for your failures, look for new reasons to succeed. Truly put your heart in what you do, and what you do will do great.
-- Ralph Marston
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