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Not Giving Up

The Days When It's Most Important To Keep Going

Amanda Dai | Posted 10.26.2014 | Teen
Amanda Dai

I realized I didn't just improve my skills as a gymnast. After today, I grew as a person. Because on days like these, if you can push yourself one step further, that's when you get immeasurably stronger.

Quitter

Julie Gray | Posted 02.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Gray

That was what the man, my boss, whispered into my ear, his hot breath fluttering the hair on my young neck. I was a "personal assistant" for a D.C. bi...

When You Get Back in the Saddle Again, Expect to Fall

Holly Sidell | Posted 06.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Holly Sidell

I decided to dip my toe back into the water... and belly-flopped instead. I had set myself up to fail because I had set unreasonable expectations in place.

Do Not Give Up: An Inspirational Story

Intent | Posted 09.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Intent

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.

Why You Should Fail A Lot

Kate Fridkis | Posted 09.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Kate Fridkis

It's a great feeling, to know that you can fail and keep going. It's worth a lot of failing to get there. So go ahead and fail! Do it some more! Do it lavishly! Try everything you want to try!

Knowing When To Call It Quits

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 12.12.2011 | Women
Jessica Pearce Rotondi

The key to success lies not in never quitting, but in knowing when to quit. Here's why quitting can actually be better for your happiness -- and your health.

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.