‘I can buy it now and pay it off later.’
But the reality is, debt can pile up fast and get out of control. Try avoiding debt whenever possible.
‘I’ll start on Monday.’
Procrastinating to start something important until a particular day won’t make it easier. If it’s worth doing, start now.
‘It’s all my parents’ fault.’
While parents do have an impact, blaming them for everything limits your own power to improve your life.
‘If I just had XYZ, everything would be perfect.’
Getting that one thing won’t magically solve everything. There’s always something else we’ll want.
‘I’m different from everyone else.’
Many people feel this way, but in truth, our similarities are often more significant than our differences.
‘It’s too late for me.’
Some opportunities might pass, but many things can still be achieved with effort, even if it’s more challenging.
‘The timing isn’t right.’
Waiting for the perfect time often means never starting. Life doesn’t always align with our plans. Do it now and adapt.
These lies we tell ourselves might seem comforting, but they hold us back from progress. Being honest with ourselves opens the door to real change.