perserverence

Two and half years later, I aced the physics exam at my school and the only thing my teacher said was: "I'll be damned!" Throughout
A debut novelist wrote to me the other day about his manuscript. I had first "met" this author a year ago through email. A friend of a friend. The email he sent me back then, I've received many times over, albeit from other writers.
Can't is a word so frequently used, it's a crutch. When I tell, mainly women, some of the exercises I'm doing, like pull-ups, I immediately hear the pushback.
There are no bad days, my Danny boy. Only hard ones. So show up, stand up and stay humble. The rest will fall into place.
Whether its passage assists or steals from you ultimately does not alter the lack of subjectivity that time thinks with. It never speeds up nor does it slow down, yet in the greatest moments of your life, you will find yourself running from its existence.
All of this talk about "thriving" vs. "surviving" is a whole lot of codswallop because you can't have one without the other. If you don't have the tools, the desire and the gumption to survive, you are never truly going to thrive.
As we begin another semester, notice the adult students who are working toward their dreams. These people are heroes - the few, the goal oriented, the self-advocating, the always-present, the well-supported, the positive thinking, the surviving, the grateful: the ultimate graduates.
It doesn't take a family member or friend to be a brain tumor survivor, or to know someone who has lost their life to this ugly disease, to help fight the fight or 'talk the walk and walk the talk.' But it definitely can make you pay attention and participate.
Rebecca Juro joins Caroline to talk about how her life changed once she decided to become a woman.
Amy Oraefo joins HuffPost Live to talk about why failing to pass the bar exam inspired her to work even harder.
Shayna Pitre, Rebecca Juro and Dr. Carmen Harra join Caroline to talk about their struggles while overcoming adversity.
You have two choices... quit or move forward. Since quitting is not an option, you must push forward. Sure, the uncertainties of life can overwhelm you, but you are equipped for the task! It is important to stand in your reality.
There are many fine values. The trouble is that the list of values grows easily and can cause many employees to lose their focus. They fail to prioritize. A "short list" of values is far more useful in putting the workplace back on track.
It isn't some magical quality. We can all get grit. So, if the only grit you have in your life is in the grout between the tub tiles, then it's time to take on some grit-building behaviors.
The key is finding the joy in between the peaks -- paying attention to the moments, to the joy in the creating of your dreams, and to the pride you feel in yourself. Even if no one else ever acknowledges what you're doing, this is the true objective.