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You, Unstuck by Seth Adam Smith

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2Focus on What You Can Do

Now, after discussing all that, we probably need to talk about our “yeah, buts.” You might have read all that Dante/damnation stuff and said to yourself, “Yeah, but I really can’t do that thing because [insert convincing reason as to why you can’t do that thing].”

You might say, “Yeah, but I physically can’t do that.” Or you might say, “Yeah, but I just don’t have enough education.” Or you could say, “Yeah, but I’ve made too many mistakes.” Or “Yeah, but I’m mentally and emotionally broken—I’m damaged goods.”

Admit it, you have a “yeah, but.”

It’s OK—everyone has a “yeah, but.”

Well, here’s my “yeah, but.”

I struggle with chronic, genetic depression, which can often be debilitating and heart-wrenching. Depression runs ...

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