How Tracking My Excuses Helped Me Stop Making Them

This spreadsheet system for tracking progress is deceptively simple but totally works

Leigh Stein
Forge

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InIn the spring of 2017, I was burned-out, clinically depressed, and in thousands of dollars of credit card debt. I had just resigned from the nonprofit organization I’d co-founded and I had $732 in savings. As hard as I’d worked on…

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Leigh Stein
Forge

Author of the critically acclaimed novel SELF CARE, a satire of the wellness industry and girlboss feminism. www.leighstein.com