To persevere or to pivot is a question that do-ers have been asking themselves since the beginning of time. It’s never a straight road when you are doing something new, blazing a trail, breaking a ceiling, or pushing boundaries, so it’s only natural to wonder whether to give up midway. How do you know whether to keep going or to give up?

Ava Smith | Teen Miss Georgia Earth

I may only be 14 years old, but I have experienced what it’s like to be shut down by people. It made me wonder about my value and worth, but it has also taught me many lessons and helped me see there is still so much good in the world. If there’s something you enjoy doing, don’t worry about the negative comments. I believe you should keep going if you believe it’s worth it. Do you love it? Does it make you a better person? What keeps me going? Academics, volunteering with a group my family started when I was 3 called Little Helpers, learning new things, reading, volleyball, music, cooking, faith, family and friends. Read more>>

Brittany Kyles | Makeup artist

Anytime I begin to feel like giving up , I know that means it’s time to go harder Read more>>

Shakyra Jones | Aspiring Chef

Giving up is never an option . I have two children, I would never give up . I know they’re depending on me . Read more>>

Michellean Gay | Director Of MGF Model And Talent

No matter how much we try to avoid negative events, they always seem to find us. When something bad happens we often have the tendency to soak in our own misery and think we don’t have what it takes to keep going. These are moments when everyone around us looks so happy, everything seems so easy for them, and here we are, doing our best while life kicks us again and again.No matter how much we try to avoid negative events, they always seem to find us. When something bad happens we often have the tendency to soak in our own misery and think we don’t have what it takes to keep going. Read more>>