Motivation makes things happen; however, staying motivated isn't always easy. Some days we have it; some days we don't. That said, I have five motivational tips to keep you going even when challenges arise.
5 Motivational Tips to Become (and Stay) Motivated
1. Set High, Yet Realistic Goals
Setting goals gives you direction, focus, and guides you to make decisions towards achieving what you want; however, setting unrealistically high goals will set you up for failure and demoralize you.
By contrast, clearly defined and attainable goals are easier to focus on and make it easier for you to measure your progress as well as achievements.
2. Choose Goals That Reflect Your Passion
Before you can achieve anything in life, you have to be clear on what you want. You have to
decide what is important to you and affirm that it is worth accomplishing.
Also, if you’re really passionate about living out your purpose, you’ll be more likely to commit and stay committed. So, focus on what you really want, and it will make experience and journey more
3. Get an Accountability Partner
An accountability partner will help you identify what you want to accomplish, map out your
progress, and make sure you stay on track.
You’ll find that by having an accountability partner, you’ll be more likely to stay committed and less likely to use excuses, which will create a shift in your mindset.
4. Break Down Your Goals
Start with goals in “doable components,” prioritizing easier tasks and working your way up to
bigger and more challenging tasks later.
Divide your goals into various sub-goals to make it easier for you to stay focused on what you want to achieve both in the long-term and short-term. Breaking up a task into achievable chunks also allows you to celebrate small victories which builds confidence.
5. Use Positive Affirmations
Science has proven that positive affirmations and motivational self-talk can change our
Positive self affirmations strengthen us by helping us believe in our potential and push us to take action on those things we want to create. Affirming our dreams and ambitions empowers us with a deep sense of reassurance that our intentions will become a reality.
Need More Motivational Tips to Stay Motivated?
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Try the free ThinkUp app, the positive thinking app, to develop a positive mindset to help you achieve your goals, overcome challenges, and build healthy habits. You can also buy the ThinkUp Gift Premium version and give the gift of positive change to someone you love.
Remember: “We only get what we believe we deserve. Raise the bar, raise your standards and you will receive a better outcome.”
You got this!