A gratitude hack we use around here: Instead of saying “I have to do X”, remember “you get to do X”.
An honesty hack we use around here: If you say “you don’t have enough time for X”, you will get attacked. You choose not to prioritize X. We all have the same number of hours.
Yes, there are some serious fires that sometimes need to be put out. Yes, sometimes the thing you have to do is really not a choice. Those times don’t require excuses. These hacks are for the other 99% of the time.