15 Strong-Willed People Who Didn’t Stop Until They Achieved Their Goals

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New Year’s resolutions are about to become quite popular again as another year comes to an end. However, research has shown that only about 8% of people achieve their resolutions. Fortunately, the internet is full of inspiring stories of those whose determination led them straight to success. Whether it’s a fitness journey or the drive to become a better artist, these folks can show everyone else why quitting shouldn’t ever be an option.

1. “I don’t even recognize myself.”

2. “After 9 years of work, I finally got my braces off! I couldn’t stop smiling.”

3. “After 15 years, I have finally kicked my nail biting habit.”

4. “I was 25 on the left, but 14 years of malnutrition due to Crohn’s disease made me look like a 12-year-old.”

5. “The difference 2 years of better nutrition, exercise, hydration, sleep, skincare, and more can make.”

6. “I’m happier and healthier than I’ve ever been. Grateful to be here.”

7. “I started in frozen 2 weeks ago after no one wanted to take the department. I’m starting to get things under control.”

“I did this between working the trucks by myself and doing backstock every night.”

8. “A step at a time is also progress.”

9. “My single mother couldn’t afford braces for me growing up. When I got insurance through work I got some finally. Life goal complete.”

10. “I achieved a goal from 19 years ago.”

The left photo reads: “When I grow up, I want to be Charizard”

11. “I’ve been training myself to draw photorealistically for a little while. Here’s my best piece 2016 and 2019.”

12. “Finally hit my goal! I lost 160 lbs in 15 months.”

13. “I don’t hate my body anymore, and I am actually quite proud of it now.”

14. “I like to draw an eyeball every few years to mark my progress — this year I’m really proud.”

15. “I had severe acne for years. Many treatments didn’t work but I found one that did. I couldn’t be happier with the results.”

Do you consider yourself a determined individual? What was the latest achievement you celebrated?

Preview photo credit InterestingNoise7958 / Reddit


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