That’s it. I quit. I’m moving on.- Sam Cooke
Those words hold power. It doesn’t necessarily have to be a job. It can be relationship, friendship or bad habit that needs to be eliminated. It can be anything that you decide is no longer beneficial to you. That’s the best part about quitting and moving on.
According to the dictionary:
quit (kwt)bv. quit or quit·ted (kwtd), quit·ting, quits
1. To depart from; leave: “You and I are on the point of quitting the theater of our exploits” (Horatio Nelson).2. To leave the company of: had to quit the gathering in order to be home by midnight.3. To give up; relinquish: quit a job.4. To abandon or put aside; forsake: advised them to quit their dissipated ways.5. To cease or discontinue: asked them to quit talking; quit smoking.6. Computer Science To exit (an application).
It sounds pretty final to me. How about you? Defining goals and setting realistic time-lines for kicking habits is the key to changing unwanted behaviors like smoking, overeating and caffeine addiction or being with emotionally damaging people.