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Why think, Push? [ Persist Until Sh*t Happens]

I love mnemonics. They are catchy, quick and can snap you back into a winning mindset. Here’s one that recently came to mind. PUSH. Persist Until Shit Happens. Think of the expression “Get out there and Make Shit Happen”. Excuse the language but I tried “Special”. It didn’t seem to fit. Neither did “something”. It lacks the umph. The only word that expresses the meaning I intend is the word shit. Stephen King makes this clear in his book “On Writing”, ( A recommended read for the aspiring writer ) If you are going to say it, say it with honesty.

This all being said. If you are having a shitty day ( No pun intended …Maybe ), Or you are stuck in a rut and things aren’t going your way. Here’s a tool for your tool box. Think to yourself, I just gotta PUSH. Persist until shit happens. Hopefully, this will snap you out of it, bring the big picture back into focus and pop my favorite quote into your mind

“Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and Determination alone are omnipotent.”




Think of PUSH the next time you are on the can. I hope you get a good chuckle. 😉

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24 replies

  1. True. Persistence and determination are really going to help you to become the person of your dreams.
    I enjoyed this. Thanks and live well.

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  2. Great post and I believe in what you say, but in a metaphorical sense if you push too hard you can get hemorrhoids 😏

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  3. I love this x

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  4. This was a nice read. I’m gonna remember to PUSH when I’m having a not so great day😁.

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  5. Awesome! Love it. I found out the meaning of this today myself as I had to persist in something until someone finally did the right thing and what I wanted, happened.

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  6. Very well said! My first job used to use the word “something”. I like yours better. Ahaha! Definitely chuckled.

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  7. Thanks. I really needed this today.

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  8. That’s a good one 😊 to add to my little notebook. Really enjoyed the post and will be looking forward for your next one.
    P.S. Thanks for the following 😊

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  9. Love the idea to PUSH.
    Many thanks 👍

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  10. I just LOVE this!! I’m known for my determination. I just won’t quit. Now I have PUSH which is perfect!! Keep on the great work here! All of us have the potential to be brilliant and unique. It’s called being YOU. 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼🌹

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  11. I intend to keep on PUSHing ON every day of my life! Even on the throne, when necessary. Thank you for visiting my blog today and for following me. you are spot on! Lynda

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