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Giving Up

Here's What Happened When I Gave Up Complaining For A Month

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 02.28.2017 | Healthy Living

In our monthly series, GIVING UP, newsroom staffers deprive themselves of a beloved habit and track how it went. In February, Deputy Healthy Living Ed...

Knowing When to Give Up - 4 Signs It's Time to Change Your Career

Genicca Whitney | Posted 05.17.2016 | Business
Genicca Whitney

Knowing When to Give Up - 4 Signs It's Time to Change Your Career It's easy to feel trapped in a career when you convince yourself that there is no...

When Does it Make Sense to Give Up in Business?

John Rampton | Posted 04.28.2016 | Business
John Rampton

We don't like the thought of giving up, especially as entrepreneurs who are told to stick with it. Sometimes, though, it does make sense to give up. ...

4 Reasons Why It's OK To Be A 'Quitter'

Avelist | Posted 09.11.2016 | Healthy Living

Having trouble leaving a crappy situation because you don't want to be a "quitter"? Let's stop the name-calling and start getting real. Here are the reasons why it's totally fine to peace out when the going gets too tough.

The Hidden Cost of Quitting

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 07.08.2016 | Impact
Lisa Abeyta

We've all heard some version of the saying that begins "when the going gets tough." But the reality is that when things get difficult, even the tough find it very tempting to look for reasons to give up.

My Life is Hopeless. I Can't Pay My Bills. What Can I Do?

Steve Rhode | Posted 04.26.2015 | Money
Steve Rhode

Question: I Can't Pay My Bills. What Can I Do? Dear Steve, I'm so completely freaked out about my bills. I'm now so in debt and worried about it...

When Your Child Wants to Quit a Sport

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 04.22.2015 | Parents
Dr. Gail Gross

In the final analysis, though sports may teach many good and important lessons, the most important lesson is to advocate for your child, so that she knows she can count on you to be in her court, right or wrong.

Is It Time to Give Up?

Michelle Rose Gilman | Posted 04.10.2015 | Small Business
Michelle Rose Gilman

No matter how great an idea is, how easy or hard it might be to bring it to fruition, no matter how much you think about it and dream about it, the reality is that unless your full passion is behind it you will stall, and you will find excuses.

7 Things You Should Stop Doing Today

Jay Platt | Posted 05.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Jay Platt

What's an askhole, you ask? It's a word that's come up recently to describe someone who ask for your advice but never follows through on it. That in itself is aggravating enough, and you shouldn't do it.

Have You Tried Giving Up?

Posted 01.24.2014 | Comedy

If you find yourself constantly struggling to achieve success, maybe it's time you tried giving up. Thanks, Pleated Jeans!...

10 Things To Give Up In Exchange For Happiness

Tamara Star | Posted 12.10.2013 | Women
Tamara Star

I'm told happiness is a choice. Unfortunately we complicate our lives to the point of being unable to recognize happiness when it appears before our eyes.

Sweatpants Aren't Just for Sweating

Mark Bazer | Posted 04.17.2013 | Comedy
Mark Bazer

If you're an adult -- or, more specifically, an adult who prides himself (or herself) on being exhausted virtually all of the time -- do NOT buy yourself a pair of sweatpants.

Do Not Give Up: An Inspirational Story

Intent | Posted 09.25.2012 | Healthy Living

At some point or other, we have all thought about giving up. No matter what the task it, we get to a point where we can no longer see the light at the end of the tunnel. Sometimes the hardest thing to do is to make it to the finish line.

Lent: Learning To Suffer? Or Learning To Love?

Rev. Emily C. Heath | Posted 04.23.2012 | Religion
Rev. Emily C. Heath

So what could a justice-oriented Lent look like? What would it look like if instead of passing up a Snickers bar, we passed on the love of Christ by feeding our neighbors who don't have the luxury of turning down food?

The Problem With Giving Up

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 08.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Hayley Rose Horzepa

The worst thing you can ever do is give up. Acting is such a tough business to break into that my friend was about to give up, but just a few nights ago, I watched from my living room as she performed on the Tony Awards.

Why I'm Not A Quitter

S. Isabelle Harounian | Posted 04.18.2012 | Home
S. Isabelle Harounian

While I've quit believing that love is enough, that people are who they seem to be, and that there are people who don't hurt you intentionally, I haven't quit believing that we're all born good.