We all want to be motivated and be on top of our game. However, getting started on our upward journey might need a little help. To get the ball rolling, try a few tricks from the experts to get yourself revved up and moving in high gear.
Using Positive Thoughts
They say you can fake it until you make it and every word of that is true. Some people can’t find the energy to get motivated because they have spent years beating up on themselves. The new and exciting you must learn the art of self respect and how to love the one and only you.
Thinking positive thoughts is a good head start. However, when you say the words out loud, something will jump inside your inner self. As you are driving around town, begin to speak out loud and tell yourself all about your wonderful traits. To enhance the exercise further, stand in front of a mirror and lift your wonderful self up to even greater heights. This simple daily routine will give you confidence, competency, and a sense of well-being to get yourself back on track and able to get things done.
The Power Of the Pen
If you want to jump start your daily activities, the power of the pen is your new best friend. Writing things down has an incredible effect to help you accomplish your long and short-term goals. Each night, make a list of everything you wish to accomplish the next day, from waking up time until bedtime. Be realistic in your goals and get busy with item number one first thing in the morning. As you complete each task, cross the entry off your list.
Using this visual aid allows you to track your progress and may excite you to do more. Nothing feels better than being able to cross off another entry and reach the finish line before going to bed. This exercise is ideal for giving you a sense of well-being by flooding your body with endorphins. The brain will quickly crave more of the euphoric feelings created by the satisfaction of a job well done.
Seeking Positive People
One of the most dependable ways to land yourself in to a rut is to be surrounded by negative energy. People who backbite, nag and complain can destroy your inner being. If you do not have local friends that share your positive thoughts, then try seeking out quality people by joining a meeting group, taking a class that motivates you, or finding fast friends online.
As your motivation increases, you will find yourself planning more tasks and setting higher goals. Whether you have a support group to help you or you plan to trail blaze on your own, approaching the finish line to becoming a highly motivated individual will be a race well run.