Don’t Make Excuses for Why You’re Not Going After What You Want


There are many people that will give up easy when things get tough. But that’s a choice that those people are making. Everyone can make decisions for themselves in life. We all have the ability to take control of our emotions and our decisions to the point where we can either make incredible choices that we’ll benefit from, or we can choose to give up when things get hard. You have to decide which type of person you are, and just how important things are to you in life. 


If people are willing to give up easy, they’re never going to get what they want in life. You need to be willing to go after what you want, to work hard for it, and to work hard towards maintaining it. You need to feel optimistic, and have that fire that burns deep within you. You have to be passionate if you truly want to succeed in anything. This goes for having great relationships, a wonderful social life, great family relationships, and success in business and in your work life. You have the power deep inside of you to get to anywhere you want to be in life. It’s all about whether or not you’re willing to do what it takes to get there. 


People that give up don’t get far in life. Not only won’t they get to where they want to be, but they’ll end up becoming lazy, unmotivated, and feeling sorry for themselves. They’ll wonder what happened to them at some point, thinking why is their life so miserable, and why they’re not as successful as they’d hoped when they were young. However, we can change our lives at any point. It doesn’t matter how old we are, because we have the power to change ourselves and our lives every single day. It’s all in our own hands, our mindset, and just how determined we are.


Sure, it’s easier to start out fresh when you’re young and determined. But if you’re older and you haven’t yet gotten to where you hoped to be in life, you can still make a difference and change things for the better. Just because things might be easier when you’re younger, it doesn’t mean that you should stop going after what you want if you’ve come to the realization when you’re older that you want more in life. You can have success at any age and at any stage of your life. But when you’re older, you might have to do things differently, at a quicker pace, and you might have to work even harder.


Go after what you want in life, and don’t let any excuse hold you back. We can be our own worst enemies at times, so it’s important to be aware of that when we’re listening to that little voice inside of our heads. Make sure that you’re uplifting yourself, and thinking with an optimistic approach. Kill those deflating, empty thoughts that you might have. Create a determined mindset, and don’t give up when things get hard. 

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Anne Cohen

Founder, Owner, Writer, and Editor at Anne Cohen Writes
Anne Cohen is a lifestyle and relationship blogger based in Los Angeles, CA. Her blogs are Anne Cohen and Anne Cohen Writes. She contributes to various publications including The Huffington Post, Elite Daily, and many more. She's passionate about love, writing, chess, and more than anything, her two kids.
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