Never give up. It’s advice that is thrown around daily – but is it always right? We asked some folks we admire about their thoughts around how to know when to give up and when to keep trying

Damian “Big” Johnson | Podcast host

When it comes to certain crafts, sometimes it’s less of you being in the craft and more of the craft being in you. If you find yourself constantly doing that thing that is fulfilling to you even constantly thinking about it, then that’s going to always be your driver, even when/ if you put your craft on the back-burner or on the shelf for a while. That being said if your craft is in you it’s going to be difficult to give up, so don’t, but you can however always go back to the drawing board. Read more>>

Natre’L Payne | Esthetician

To me, giving up is never an option. I just cant, I have MYSELF, my siblings, peers and family that I especially want to make proud. I always look to keep going no matter the circumstance. There has been a lot of obstacles, a lot of times it would have been easier to just say “I cant do this anymore” but I know that in the end I’ll always live with the what ifs and regret. So, no giving up isnt an option ALWAYS KEEP GOING! Read more>>

Shayla Danyielle | Nutrition & Fitness Coach

Giving up just isn’t in my DNA. It’s never an option for me. Not when it’s something I know I’m meant to do. Being an entrepreneur isn’t for the faint of heart and I knew that coming in. On those hard days when motivation is low, thing that helps keep me going is going back to my reason why for starting Body Like Yours in the first place. Remembering that my business and getting to run it is a gift. Being a nutrition coach isn’t I have to do. It’s something I GET to do. Everyday I wake up with an opportunity to help someone heal and love themselves more. When I remember that, it makes quitting unacceptable. Read more>>