When it's okay to quit

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Frustrated woman. (Photo: Getty Images)
Frustrated woman. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sometimes pushing the eject button means a happier you

You’ve heard the phase “don’t ever give up” over and over again. And it makes sense: if your dream is to work for Nasa, sing like Justin Bieber or sail around the world, then yes, you should go after what you want. But is it okay to walk away if something is just not working for you? Psychologist Louise Remond says yes. “Not being a quitter is great when you’re trying to work towards a positive goal, but sometimes making the choice to quit is the braver and healthier option.”

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