Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine. -Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba
If you’ve been studying successful people for any decent length of time, you know how important never giving up is. Life is long and you never know what may turn in your favor over that time. But how do you develop persistence when you fail at staying consistent at most things in life?
What if you fail at not giving up when it comes to simple things, like maintaining a healthy diet, avoiding fast food, and always exercising?
Well, I used to be a quitter. But now I have maintained a very consistent exercise routine, meditation routine, and I have uploaded 1,000 YouTube videos on my channel without quitting. I’ll explain how you can do the same with science.
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This scene in a Slyvestor Stallone film really spoke to me when I was going through a tough time:
Further Recommended Reading on Persistence:
- Slyvester Stallone’s life and homelessness
- Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand and counterpart film
- Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl
- Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story by Arnold Schwarzenegger
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