How to Motivate Yourself: 15 Best Smart Ways to Find Motivation

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Whether you don’t like cleaning your house or you don’t have the courage to lose weight, lack of motivation is the biggest hurdle to reaching your goals.

When you are not motivated to complete a task consider the possible reasons why you are struggling. Then, create a plan that will help you move forward.

Some days you wake up and get ready to go. And some days when you wake up things feel heavy and this inner drive is hard to find, but its time to achieve your goals.

Here are my 15 favorite tips and habits to accomplish your goals.

We are not saying it will be easy, and we are not saying it will be quick. But we are willing to bet that it will be worth it.

1. Just get started and the motivation will catch up with you

You don’t have to wait for the motivation to achieve your goals. If you want to work consistently every day, sometimes you have to go anyway in the beginning but after working for a while thing get easier. And feel easier and more fun and the motivation will grow with you.

2. Start small, even if it’s too late

If taking the small step to break the deadlock leads to delays, there is nothing to worry about, Just Start it.

Because the most important thing is to just move on and move on.

3. Reduce the daily worries.

When all around you are easily accessible, then it becomes difficult to focus.

You close the door of your office and keep your smartphone away from you in silent mode, it will reduce your anxiety for a while and you will feel calm.

4. Get motivation from people in your life.

Spend less time with negative people who are always in the details and looking for the bad.

Spend most of your time with people who are encouraging and you feel excited to meet them.

5. Get the motivation from people you don’t know.

Don’t limit yourself to people close to you for encouragement.

There are a ton of inspiring quotes, books, events, blogs and success stories that you can use to inspire yourself.

6. Please do yourself a favor after stumbling

Don’t blame yourself for stumbling or failing. It just makes you feel worse and less motivated.

Try again next time and get back to where you fell and take a small step forward.

7. Remind yourself why you are doing this.

Remind yourself of why you are doing this when you are feeling stagnant and lacking in energy.

So take 2 minutes and write down your first 3 reasons for doing this.

Keep this note in a place where you can see it every day or you can easily see it when you need encouragement.

8. Be thankful for what you got

When the motivation is low, focus on what you still have and who you are, instead of worrying.

Be thankful for what you have and re-energize yourself for your ambitions.

9. Limit your to-do list to just one item.

The to-do list can give you tension.

So try to reduce your list to just one item. And the one that is most important to you right now and has been on hold for a long time. When it’s done, add another task to your list

10. Go beyond your actual goal

If a big goal seems to prevail in your life, set a small goal to rediscover your motivation because a small goal is easier to achieve.

Then when a small goal doesn’t seem encouraging, try to get a bigger goal and make it a bigger goal.

In this way, in achieving small goals, you will go up and achieve big goals.

11. Exercise

Exercise is very important for your physical health as well as your mental health. Achieving your goal requires a healthy mind.

Just lifting free weights for 20-30 minutes releases internal stress and tension which makes you feel better.

It will be easier to rediscover the motivation for your goal.

12. Reward yourself and celebrate your achievements

If you reward yourself after the completion of a task or project, it increases your motivation.

Appreciate what you have done and tell others openly about your success, it will recharge your motivation.

13. Research before you get started

Learn from the people who have gone where you want to go. This will make it easier for you to reach your goal and avoid losses.

Everything takes time. Just stick to your goal and you will succeed.

14. Enjoy Natural Things

Some things give you so much energy and motivation that you feel like you have the courage to handle life.

Just like if you go for a walk in the forest or the sea, the fresh air and the view of nature make your life attractive and you start pursuing your goals with a new aspiration.

15. Read Motivational Best Life Quotes

When you feel unhappy or lacking in energy , read a few quotes, and you will see how your mood begins to improve.

Quotes provide you  push and some fuel to help you take action, motivational quotes can be of great help.

Positive Life quotes make you see the bright side of life and give hope for a better future.

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. —Dr. Seuss

Final Thoughts

Here are some tips I’ve shared with you. Find the emotions within yourself and keep preparing yourself with a positive mindset. So that whenever you stumble you do not panic and keep your intentions strong.

Odell John

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