Joshua Young


How to overcome the most common 18 excuses that hold people back from success.

Excuse 1: It will be difficult.

Affirmation: I have the ability to accomplish any task I set my mind to with ease and comfort.


Excuse 2: It's going to be risky.

Affirmation: Being myself involves no risks. It is my ultimate truth and I live fearlessly.


Excuse 3: It will take a long time.

Affirmation: I have infinite patience when it comes to fulfilling my own destiny.


Excuse 4: There will be family drama.

Affirmation: I would rather be loathed for who I am then loved for who I am not.


Excuse 5: I don't deserve it.

Affirmation: I am a divine creation, a piece of god. How could I be undeserving?


Excuse 6: It's not my nature.

Affirmation: My essential nature is perfect and faultless. It is to this nature that I return.


Excuse 7: I cannot afford it.

Affirmation: I am connected to an unlimited source of abundance.


Excuse 8: No one will help me.

Affirmation: The right circumstances and the right people are already here and will show up on time.


Excuse 9: It's never happened before.

Affirmation: I am open and willing to attract all I desire beginning here and now.


Excuse 10: I am not strong enough.

Affirmation: I have access to unlimited assistance. My strength comes from my connection to my source.


Excuse 11: I am not smart enough.

Affirmation: I am a creation of the divine mind, all is perfect and I am a genius in my own right.


Excuse 12: I am too old or I'm not old enough.

Affirmation: I am an infinite being. The age of my body has no bearing on what I do or who I am.


Excuse 13: The rules won't let me.

Affirmation: I live my life according to divine rules.


Excuse 14: It's too big.

Affirmation: I think only about what I can do now. By thinking small, I accomplish great things.


Excuse 15: I don't have the energy.

Affirmation: I feel passionately about my life and this passion fills me with excitement and energy.


Excuse 16: It's my personal family history.

Affirmation: I live in the present moment by being grateful for all of my life experiences as a child.


Excuse 17: I am too busy.

Affirmation: As I unclutter my life I free myself to answer the callings of my soul.


Excuse 18: I'm too scared.

Affirmation: I can accomplish anything I put my mind to because I know I am never alone.