Honest Unplanned-Leave Excuses To Tell Your Boss, Instead Of The Same Old Sick Leave

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I cannot come to work today because…

1. My maid didn’t come to work today, so I got to do my maid’s work. You have a back up employee to do my work, but I have no backup maid. I am the back up maid. And if my backup in office is on leave too, the work can wait I’m sure. Ain’t no utensils stinking there.

2. I cannot find my Tupperware that I pack my lunch in. I need to spend the day searching for it since it’s the only valuable property I have, and will be leaving it in my will for the kids.

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Motivation Killers, and Ways to Fix Them

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Lethargic, lazy  and unmotivated! Do these words ring a bell? They sure do to me! A serial procrastinator, I have two phases in general. One where I’m extremely motivated, ready to take on the world, helping myself through self help articles all over the internet, quickly reading up books , on my feet at work, and busy as a bee off work too, trying to check things off my list. The other is lying amidst cookie crumbles on the couch, binge watching tv shows, and making excuses to skip doing any kind of work, while I toggle between social media and an article listing 101 ways to kill time from the couch. While the former makes me feel alive and happy, the latter doesn’t do a great job at how I feel about myself or life, but is yet addictive.

It is only natural to lack behind our plans once a while. No mater what we believe, we aren’t superhumans after all. However, if this persists for a long period of time, creeping into the spaces of your life, effecting your work, personal life or your idea of success, it’s time to refllect on habits that make you lethargic, and keep you unmotivated.

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