It’s been said that we teach others how to treat us.
Let that sink in for a moment.
We either allow people to treat us with less than we deserve or we don’t.
We either allow ourselves to be in a job that slowly chisels away at our happiness or we don’t.
We either allow ourselves to expend energy/love/emotion on those who don’t feel the same way or we don’t.
We either chase our dreams or we don’t.
We either treat our bodies as temples or we don’t.
We either push ourselves towards greatness or we don’t.
It’s that simple.
So, the next time you find yourself making excuses when someone treats you unfairly… or when you find yourself staying in a situation that brings you pain… or when you’re making excuses because you’re just too tired to workout or cook a healthy meal, remind yourself: