How To Get Motivated And How To Stay Motivated!
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1. How To Get Motivated And How To Stay Motivated!There are basically two ways to get motivated. One way is to become aware of all the things thatstop you from being motivated. The other way is to focus on all the things that help you getmotivated. We've focused on the first way. Now let's focus on the second way.1. If you're not aware of what motivates you. Make a list of things that you want, after writing downas many things as you can think of. Create another list, rating those things on a scale from 1-10, inorder of importance to you. This exercise helps you become more aware of what motivates you andgives you a list of goals to focus on pursuing.2. If you can't decide which one of two goals to pursue, make a list of their pros and cons. Rate themfrom 1-10. Alternately imagine how you'd feel if you had either one. Randomly pick one and pursueit. You may find that once you've done this, you become aware of the one you really want to pursue!3. If you can't get motivated to pursue a goal because the pros and cons seem of equal importance,imagine how you would feel if only the pros existed, then how you would feel if only the cons existed.Stop focusing on the goal for a be shabby baby kids furnishing while. Come back to it at a later date.Sometimes it's easier to make a decision once you've done this.4. If you aren't used to working at attaining a goal, you can train yourself to do so. Create an actionplan and a deadline that you will accomplish your goal by. Spend a specific amount of time on it eachday. Start with the amount of time you will realistically spend on it. Gradually increase it. Don'tallow anyone to bail you out! Keep at it!5. If you've failed repeatedly trying to attain goals, it may be difficult for you to feel motivated,because based on past experience; you see no reason to try because you expect to fail again! Butyou're different now! Review the attitudes and thoughts you had then. What can you learn fromthose experiences? Is the goal you want to attain now attainable? Are your expectations about itrealistic? You're not limited by past experiences. Every time you take new stab it mobile at it there'sanother chance you'll succeed this time around!6. If you're holding back self-advancement to avoid the disapproval of a significant person, decide ifyour advancement is worth more than that person's displeasure! Decide whether you're going to livefor yourself or to maintain that person's approval. Decide whether you deserve to advance in yourcareer or chosen area of pursuit, regardless of who likes it or not!7. If you're resisting attaining a goal, because you're not sure you can handle it. How will you knowuntil you try to handle it! Research the goal. Find out everything v gen you can about it. Talk toothers who've done it. Pursue it! Once you've attained it, seek assistance from others involved in thefield. Don't be afraid to ask questions. There are No dumb questions! Hang in there!