Feeling a little less motivated these days? Motivation is not only the key to getting things done but also a part of becoming successful. Remember the good ol' days running around as kids with not a worry in sight because you had the benefit of parents, teachers, or even mentors who helped you along the way? Well lucky for us, we have this thing we now call "Adulting" that plagues our lives, and we have to learn how to manage ourselves. Unfortunately, few of us were actually taught this skill growing up. But don't worry, the fact remains that majority of whom we know struggle with the same situation.
Productivity can be a struggle for everyone from time to time, but there are several ways to tackle those pesky tasks and get you back on track.
Here are a few tips in helping you achieve your goals, take control of your life and form new habits enhancing your results dramatically.
Use pleasure to your advantage. Have you ever taken a fantastic trip or explored the great outdoors? Take this time to separate stress and focus on the benefits that you have in front of you. Yes! The opportunity to think! No, I don't mean thinking about negative thoughts but focusing on things that make you happy. What are some of the goals you would like to meet? What will you gain from it? Will it improve your social life?
Take a walk. Having too many thoughts? Changing your environment can help to clear your head. It’s also a great time to think big and to consider long-term goals while increasing your level of motivation.
Create habits that support your goals. Creating patterns to automatically create your reality is the best motivation tool of all!
Make a plan for the day. Building momentum is vital. Make a list and reinforce it daily. Write down what gets you excited, keep them fresh in your mind, so whenever you need to revisit them, it helps to rekindle your enthusiasm. Having a visual will help you decide what is a priority and organize your schedule for the following day.
Eliminate distractions. Everyone has a preferred method of distraction. It could be social media, lounging around the house watching a movie, or in my case, the constant battle with a sweet tooth. Avoid indulging in your distraction until you’ve accomplished something worthwhile. Don't worry....You got this.
Reward yourself regularly. Celebrate even the most minor wins regularly. Remember, more is to come in the future, and besides, you deserve it!
Just get started. The busier you are, the more you become motivated. Getting started can be challenging, but often it becomes easier to continue. You'll notice over time that resistance will begin to slow down.