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How You Can Motivate Yourself And Stay Motivated

Habits | March 6, 2017

Getting motivated is pretty easy. We see something, we get inspired, then we try to achieve if ourselves. It’s staying motivated that’s difficult. Often, we lose focus and sight of what the end goal is. But never fear, we’ve got your back. We’ll let you know how you can get motivated and how you can stay that way.

Motivation is the key that opens up doors that you have only dreamed of opening. It drives you to keep pushing yourself until you get what you desire, it can also help you stay on track to achieve goals that you have set for yourself. Push yourself to keep going by visualizing yourself already celebrating when you’ve achieved your goals; take a mental picture of that image or remember that feeling of contentment and joy and try to get excited.

Excitement is key when you want to get and stay motivated. However, try to understand that there is and ebb and flow of emotions in life and that every day is different from the other, so you need to pace yourself. Give yourself realistic deadlines and obtainable goals. Imagination is key, so explore your minds to find out what motivates you and do it. There is no need to take a big bite out of your goals either, you can stay motivated by taking small steps. Take time to break down your goal into smaller steps where each step accomplished will get you more excited and will give you that continued motivated feeling.

In order to keep track of your steps, write them down. Write down what you want, what you need, what you have done and what you have left to do. Stay motivated by having control and order when it comes to your goals. Sometimes ideas might be frantic and overpowering and other times ideas may be less forthcoming and prefer to stay hidden . Do not beat yourself up over this.

Stay motivated by building anticipation that will keep you excited. Do not give bite off more than you can chew. And try to not forget that failure is also a part of life. It’s very important to not get discouraged if you fall short. It’s human nature to fail every now and then but the important part is how you bounce back from that defeat. Whatever you do, do not quit! You will only feel worse about yourself if you don’t give whatever you’re trying to achieve your all.

You can also stay motivated by living life everyday in the direction that you wish to go, keep in mind the tasks you have ahead and try your best to accomplish them; do not beat yourself up if it takes a little longer than you think. Know that life has moments of ups and downs so share your motivation with those around you and be positive, do not give up and trust that by staying motivated you have will have the keys to drive your success.

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Kennita Leon Rose

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Kennita's funky style of writing has only blossomed since she discovered her passion for reading. In her downtime, she loves chillaxing with her friends and letting loose. This grown-up flower child, who hails from the Caribbean, can definitely hang with us any time.