9 Inspirational Icons Who Never Gave Up

We all stumbled and fell as we learned to walk. It is our family and friends who encouraged us to “begin again” and keep trying. As we get older, self-doubt, insecurity, even ambivalence can settle in and sometimes we lose the lesson. When it’s not easy or gets uncomfortable, we often give up. Yet personal growth requires that we move beyond the comfort zone in order to keep growing.

Yoga and meditation teach us over and over again to keep trying and when necessary to acknowledge what’s done is done and “begin again.” 

The world’s greatest minds, inventors, scientists, leaders, visionaries and innovators all had to learn and apply the lesson of “beginning again.” Today let these 9 stories of persistent determination inspire you to stick with your efforts in spite of the detour. 

About the Author

Enthusiasm to love your life is contagious around Silvia. Her expert passion connects people to their own joyful potential. Silvia lives her happiness in such a big way that you can’t help but leave her classes, workshops, trainings & retreats spiritually uplifted! Born in Ecuador, raised traveling around the globe she's an adventure junkie, writer, healer & happiness coach. After being run over by a car & using yoga to recover she owned a yoga studio for 12 years, taught for 13 yrs with over 11,000 hours of experience. She's writing a book #HappinessRx. Founder of Alchemy Tours Yoga Retreats: Baja Nov 29-Dec 6, 2014, Bali Yoga Retreat Oct 3-10, 2015 & AlchemyofYoga 200 Hour Teacher Training Costa Rica Aug 1-22, 2015. Silvia lives in Seattle & loves making Aperol Spritz. She dreams of 1 day living on a beach “almost” full-time & simplifying her closet by 50% @inspiredyogagal Facebook

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