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Burn with Kearns: Why is perseverance so important today and everyday? – Kevin Kearns

by Kevin Kearns, contributing writer on exercise and fitness

Perseverance is the cornerstone of success in today’s fast-paced world. As the author of “Always Picked Last” and founder of Burn with Kearns, I’ve come to understand firsthand the transformative power of perseverance in navigating life’s challenges and achieving one’s goals. In today’s society, where instant gratification often takes precedence, it’s easy to become discouraged when faced with setbacks or obstacles. However, it’s those who possess the resilience to persevere in the face of adversity who ultimately triumph.

Perseverance is essential in overcoming obstacles. Whether it’s in business, health, relationships, or personal development, challenges are inevitable. Without perseverance, it’s all too easy to give up at the first sign of difficulty. However, those who are willing to push through adversity, adapt, and keep moving forward are the ones who ultimately succeed.

Moreover, perseverance is crucial for achieving long-term goals. Success rarely happens overnight; it requires consistent effort and dedication over time. By persevering through the inevitable ups and downs, individuals can stay focused on their objectives and work steadily towards achieving them.

In addition, perseverance builds resilience and character. Each time we overcome a challenge or setback, we grow stronger and more resilient. We learn valuable lessons that help us navigate future obstacles with greater ease and confidence. Furthermore, perseverance inspires others. When we demonstrate determination and resilience in the face of adversity, we serve as role models for those around us. Our actions show others that with hard work and perseverance, anything is possible, inspiring them to pursue their own goals with vigor and determination.

Ultimately, perseverance is the key to unlocking our full potential and achieving success in today’s world. By embracing challenges, staying focused on our goals, and never giving up, we can overcome any obstacle and realize our dreams. expand on this article on why perseverance is so important for our youth of today.

Now perseverance is not just a trait for adults to cultivate; it’s a crucial skill for the youth of today to develop as well. In a world where instant gratification is prevalent, teaching young people the value of perseverance is essential for their future success and well-being.

First and foremost, perseverance instills resilience in young individuals. As they navigate through the challenges of school, extracurricular activities, and social interactions, they will inevitably encounter setbacks and obstacles. By learning to persevere through these challenges, they develop the resilience needed to bounce back from failures and continue striving towards their goals. This resilience is invaluable, as it equips them with the mental fortitude to overcome adversity throughout their lives.

Moreover, perseverance fosters a growth mindset in youth. Rather than viewing failure as a roadblock, they learn to see it as an opportunity for growth and learning. This shift in perspective empowers them to approach challenges with optimism and determination, knowing that with effort and perseverance, they can overcome any obstacle.

Additionally, perseverance teaches young people the importance of dedication and commitment. Success in any endeavor requires consistent effort and persistence over time. By instilling the value of perseverance, we encourage youth to stay focused on their goals and work diligently towards achieving them, even when faced with distractions or setbacks.

Furthermore, perseverance cultivates self-confidence and self-esteem in young individuals. As they experience the satisfaction of overcoming challenges and achieving their goals through perseverance, they develop a sense of pride in their abilities and accomplishments. This, in turn, boosts their confidence and self-esteem, empowering them to tackle even greater challenges with courage and conviction.

Finally, perseverance sets the foundation for lifelong success and fulfillment. The ability to persevere through adversity is a critical skill that will serve youth well in their academic pursuits, career endeavors, and personal relationships. By nurturing perseverance in our youth, we equip them with the tools they need to navigate life’s challenges with resilience, determination, and grace.

In conclusion, perseverance is not just important for adults; it’s essential for the youth of today to develop as well. By instilling the value of perseverance in our young people, we empower them to overcome obstacles, embrace challenges, and achieve their full potential in all aspects of life. Humbly I state that I feel and have seen one of the best ways to teach this trait to young people is either with athletics, martial arts , music and art. It takes a lot of work and many times team work in many of these activities to become great at something. You must persevere through all of life’s set backs. Here’s a story of true perseverance

Be Relentless

Coach Kevin Kearns

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Both of Coach Kearns’ books may be purchased on For more information about Coach Kevin Kearns, including scheduling speaking engagements and classes (both online and in person), please contact him at 508-404-8503 or [email protected].Author of “There’s Light In The Tunnel” How to Survive and Thrive with Depression  – “Always Picked Last“ A guide to navigating bullies on Amazon and Audible

Coach Kevin Kearns has been coaching in the world of fitness, nutrition, and tactical self defense for over 3 decades. As the former conditioning coach to 15 UFC Pro Fighters, and ranked in the Top 5 in the UFC , he is no stranger to the the importance of proper nutrition and proper mindset programming. He has long advocated to all his clients – athletes or the general population – about the importance of programming mind, body and spirit. Coach Kevin Kearns BS FMS CPT – Former conditioning coach to 15 UFC Pros Ranked in Top 5 by the UFC Personal Fitness Coach, Author, Columnist, Motivational Speaker, Corporate Wellness Consultant, Youth Wellness Program Provider, Certification Specialist, Personal Self Defense, and Law Enforcement Defensive Tactics Specialist.

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