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Do you find yourself quitting more easily than you would like? Do you struggle with discipline when things get challenging? If so, you're far from alone, and a combination of evolutionary traits and strategic stumbles may be contributing to your tendency to throw in the towel early. In this solo episode, I explain different factors that can lead to quitting and share tips to help you strengthen your perseverance muscle.
Mentioned in This Episode
- Negativity Bias
- Janelle Monáe singing “Power of Yet” on Sesame Street
- “The Most Important Question of Your Life” by Mark Manson
- Laziness Does Not Exist with Dr. Devon Price | #88
- Sunk Cost Fallacy
- Click here to access the Is It Time To Quit? free worksheet
Featured in This Episode
Shohreh Davoodi (she/her) was the host of the Conjuring Up Courage podcast during the show's three-year run. Currently, Shohreh is focusing her attention on being a writer and creator. You can keep up with Shohreh by subscribing to her newsletter, The Queer Agenda, and following her on Instagram and TikTok.
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