Grit is the drive that makes us continue on with something over and over again until we succeed. That could be an athletic skill, or writing, or weight management.
As I’ve been reading about grit, I realized a lifestyle change takes a lot of grit. To make a permanent change, it must be practiced over, and over, and over again. It’s a skill that won’t come easily, but definitely worth all the hard work.
I believe we all have grit, we just have to learn how to develop it, but I’m learning that where I thought I had grit wasn’t necessarily correct. For instance, I thought I had grit when it came to writing, and I do, but… Read More
Grit, according to Merriam-Webster means firmness of mind or spirit: unyielding courage in the face of hardship or danger.
So, you’re probably wondering why I’m giving you the definition of grit. There is a method to my madness. I just got tuned into Freakonomics Radio, a podcast that I highly recommend. The first show I listened to talked about grit and how gritty people become great in anything from spelling bees to athletics or (my addition here) weight loss. What they’ve discovered is years of hard work and practice are more of a factor than natural talent.
5K PPP Race
Exercise and Grit
The subject fascinated me especially since I am undertaking a huge challenge, a five… Read More