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The Race to Tobacco-Free Is a Relay: Working Together to Put America on a Path to Better Health

Eileen Howard Boone | Posted 11.18.2015 | Impact
Eileen Howard Boone

As we commemorate the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout on November 19, there is much to celebrate but also much more to be done to he...

Call Me a Quitter

Marin Langlieb | Posted 11.06.2015 | Teen
Marin Langlieb

From my experience of sitting through college boot-camp after boot-camp, and going on college tour after college tour, I, along with probably every admissions officer, can tell you there is no winning formula.

Entrepreneurs: 10 Things to Do When You Feel Like Quiting

Brandy Bonner | Posted 10.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brandy Bonner

1) Go ahead and quit! It's only for a day or two. Sometimes you have to just surrender what you think should be happening today. Let go... There is is...

When to Quit -- From People Who Hate to Quit

Joe De Sena | Posted 09.29.2015 | Business
Joe De Sena

We grow up thinking of our achievements as being either successful or a failure. Believe me, I've spent my life unwilling to quit things. Those who are stubborn will often go far -- too far -- to ensure it's not a failure. But that is not always smart. In fact, there is a time to quit.

Why I Let My Kids Quit... More Than Once

Lisa Cavallaro | Posted 09.16.2015 | Parents
Lisa Cavallaro

There are no guarantees that my daughter will pour her newfound energy into things that make her happier. But as her parent, I'm happy to allow her the freedom to figure things out with my support.

What Running 100 Miles in the Snow Taught Me About Business

Joe De Sena | Posted 08.18.2015 | Business
Joe De Sena

There's a great phrase out there in the ultrarunning world -- it never gets easier, you just get better. And it didn't take long for it to hit me.

How to Write a Goodbye Email to Your Coworkers

Sarah Cooper | Posted 07.21.2015 | Business
Sarah Cooper

After you quit your job, your goodbye email to your coworkers has the power to set the tone for your tenure, your departure, and your farewell happy hour drinks at 5. With this in mind, here's a proven 8-step formula for writing your goodbye email.

The Hidden Cost of Quitting

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 07.08.2015 | 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.

Declare Your Independence: Why Quitting Isn't Losing

Cyndi Chen | Posted 07.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Cyndi Chen

If you quit when you need to, you're actually placing yourself closer to success.

Waiting For Permission To Quit

Katie O'Brien | Posted 06.09.2015 | Women
Katie O'Brien

For most of my life, I've been seeking permission and validation to move forward -- everything from what sport to play as a kid to what area of concentration I was focusing on in college to what clothes I wore or car I drove as an adult. I was always being unconsciously influenced by others.

Wait, I Could Just Quit?

G. Doucette | Posted 03.17.2015 | Books
G. Doucette

For as many times that I have stage four panic attacks that maybe I have forgotten how, I'm always going to be a writer. Quitting? I don't know how to do that.

How I Quit Coffee In 7 Horrible Days

Thrillist | Posted 03.10.2015 | Taste

Despite my love of coffee, I don't run an IV line from a French press and hit the pleasure button all day.

Everybody's Quitting Their Jobs Now

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 11.13.2014 | Business

Quit your job, help the economy. More than 2.7 million Americans, or 2 percent of all workers, quit their jobs in September, the Bureau of Labor St...

I Hate My Job

Luna Atamian | Posted 12.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Luna Atamian

Nowadays quitting is too often associated with failure -- whether it is a relationship, a job or a project. If you think this way, you are wrong. Being able to quit something that hasn't been making you happy for a long time -- despite all your efforts -- is strength.

Quitting a Job Without Burning a Bridge

Diane Gottsman | Posted 11.22.2014 | Business
Diane Gottsman

Knowing the right way to quit can leave relationships intact and may actually enhance your professional reputation. On the other hand, leaving in the wrong way can generate negative feelings that could affect the way you are perceived as a professional.

I Want To Quit!

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 10.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

Taking your foot off the accelerator and coasting in neutral for a bit can go a long way to knowing whether to proceed and how to do so or whether to redirect your energies to something else altogether.

Is Your Boss Trying to Get You to Quit?

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 07.17.2014 | Healthy Living

Our jobs present plenty of opportunities for stress. But add in a boss who's a poor communicator -- especially when it comes to how he or she judges y...

What I Learned From My Daughter's Dance Class

Anne Josephson | Posted 09.09.2014 | Parents
Anne Josephson

One of the mysteries of parenting, teaching or coaching; you never really know which moments or events make an impact on a child's life.

When You Know It's Time

Rebecca Mckown | Posted 08.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Mckown

Choose to live life being excited about your day. Choose to wake up with enthusiasm about what lies ahead. It isn't just about making the best of what you have, it is about changing what isn't working.

The Ins and Outs of Resigning From a Job

Gil Laroya | Posted 08.10.2014 | Business
Gil Laroya

Having quit more than 22 jobs in my career, I have learned a few things about gracefully giving it to the man. Simply telling someone to go to hell can obviously be seen as a negative on both your resume and your reputation. So how do you go about leaving a job while still coming out smelling like roses?

I Quit (and Why It's a Good Thing)

Peggy Nolan | Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Peggy Nolan

I have a good career in Information Technology, I earn six figures, I received a really nice bonus six weeks ago (I mean, really nice) and here I am, busting my butt for an online business that I don't have the passion or desire to do. So... I quit.

10 Reasons You Have to Quit Your Job in 2014

James Altucher | Posted 06.08.2014 | Business
James Altucher

I'm going to tell you why you have to quit your job. Why you need to get the ideas moving. Why you need to build a foundation for your life or soon you will have no roof.

Why I Walked Away From My Six-Figure Job... and the Surprising Results a Decade Later

Steve Belanger | Posted 05.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Steve Belanger

I'd gotten a job in finance in my early 20s, and the next thing I knew, I was 36 years old and on a career trajectory not of my choosing. Yes, I was succeeding, but at what cost?

Will Quitting My Job Be a Mistake?

Matthew Trinetti | Posted 04.26.2014 | Business
Matthew Trinetti

So, what's it like in the real world? Well, the food is better, but beyond that, I don't recommend it. --Bill Watterson, Creator of Calvin & Hobbes co...

Hey, ITT Tech! Thanks for Firing Me Yesterday! I Mean It.

Dirk Hughes | Posted 04.20.2014 | Business
Dirk Hughes

Thank you for firing me from one of your campuses yesterday. That statement may sound like a sarcastic jab from a disgruntled ex-employee, but it is a sincere declaration of gratitude. I know I'm going to be better off in the long run. Not that you really give a damn.