Take This Word Out Of Your Vocabulary

I read once that if you wanted to succeed, you should take out your dictionary and remove the word "can't" from the dictionary. And, of course, any variants thereof (like cannot).


Because the word is, in a sense, a lie.

Because I have seen people without legs cross the finish line of a marathon.

Because I have seen people fly.

Because there is no such thing.

I cannot is a lie - and for me it is a little like nails on a chalkboard to be honest when I hear the words from clients, friends or my children (they have largely learned not to use that word with me).

The truth of the matter is that we use the phrase "I can't" instead of the honest truth which is "I refuse to".

Because even if we are ill equipped to do the thing, we can do the thing.

And... for me the only appropriate time to use the phrase is alongside "right now" - because often times I am asked to do something, and I cannot do it right now.  I may also refuse to do it, if it is not something I do, or if I know someone who can do it better than me, but "can't" isn't an option.

So I have a question for you - where are you using the word can't day to day?

Are you willing to give up that habit?

Comment down below... I want to hear from you all!


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