Motivation tips: how to keep yourself motivated

///Motivation tips: how to keep yourself motivated

motivationWe eat to provide our body with energy and gain strength to perform daily activities. Likewise, we constantly need to replenish the energy of our mind.

Learn to keep yourself motivated

If you are not satisfied with the results, if you are wondering how to keep yourself motivated, you have already taken the first step. It is important to identify and accept your shortcomings and failures because only then can you make an effort to overcome them. Nevertheless, the first step is the beginning of a journey and you must go ahead to reach the goal.

Plan your day

Those who have achieved success will tell you how important is the planning. It will help you organize your day and not be distracted by unnecessary details. If you are distracting, you are wasting the energy which is necessary for really important affairs.

Surround yourself with people with a positive attitude

To maintain motivation, try to surround yourself with successful people. It is not necessary that they are rich. The key qualities are determination and positive attitude to life. With such people it is easier to maintain optimism and perseverance in achieving your goals. There is nothing more effective than a living example of positive motivation.

Do not violate the moral law

Evil thoughts, gossip, lies, and a habit of justifying one’s bad actions are the biggest obstacles to success. Allowing yourself to write off all your failures to the circumstances or the machinations of enemies you can’t find a remedy to the situation. By gossip and malice you will only waste your energy and surround yourself with negativity difficult to get rid of.

Pay attention to yourself

We spend a lot of energy on thinking about other people. How they live, what they do and how they treat us. If we reorient this energy to ourselves, it will greatly facilitate our lives.

Learn to forgive yourself

Anger for our failure is a thing which hangs a heavy burden on us. It takes a lot of space in our minds and gives us nothing but weariness and bitterness. If you haven’t managed to cope with a challenge, try not to wallow in self-pity. You have no choice but to continue working and moving ahead to your goal. The ability to forgive yourself is very important in maintaining strength and spirit to achieve the goal.

Learn to say no to things and people that uselessly take up your time. Do not waste your strength on fruitless dreams. Set a goal and achieve it regardless of the possibility of failure. Remember that nothing is impossible if you have an unshakable intention to succeed in it.


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By |2017-11-26T17:16:04+00:00April 19th, 2012|Categories: Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , |3 Comments

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  1. Lucy Bieri April 19, 2012 at 10:47 pm - Reply

    Hi Valerie,
    Taking good care of our self is key to achieving goals. A lack of energy typically relates to a failure to sustain our inner support system, which provides the physical, emotional, and mental energy needed to achieve goals.
    Thanks for sharing

  2. Suneel Jain April 26, 2012 at 2:30 pm - Reply

    good article… very true… i do it.

  3. Han Piseth January 18, 2013 at 8:19 am - Reply

    This article can wake me up. Thank for that.
    I am Cambodian.

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