Motivation: You Can Do It!
Have you ever wondered how some people seem to always be energetic, upbeat and motivated when it is time to get the job done? It seems like these people are able to meet deadlines no matter how big or small the project is and they do it without complaining or having any excuses why the task is not completed. Well if you want to be a part of the "I Do Not Let Nothing Stop Me From Getting The Job Done" group then there are 8 insider tips that you need to know in order to stay encouraged, motivated and inspired to do what ever needs to be done.
8 Tips to Help You Stay Encouraged, Motivated and Inspired
#1: Write Goals: If I had to give you one piece of advice about how to get motivated and stay encouraged, it would be "Write out your goals. When you write out your goals verses keeping the information stored in your head, you can actually see your list of things that need to be accomplished. Knowing what needs to be done with give you the motivation to "Get it done!"
#2: Music: Have you ever been in the dumps and when you played your favorite upbeat song your entire mood changed from being sad to being positive and upbeat. I know a lot of people who exercise to music because it helps inspire them to keep going.
#3: Read Inspirational Literature: A great way to get your day started off to an upbeat pace is to wake up a few minutes earlier than your normal routine and read a paragraph or two of inspirational literature. You can read your Bible, devotionals or an inspirational poem.
#4: Hang out with Positive People: I If you are around negative people, you will have to fight to maintain your motivation. Negative people can be draining. If you want to increase your motivation, you should hang out with people who are high strung, positive and who will inspire you to "keep going"
#5: Set goals that challenge you to grow: Make sure that you are setting goals that are challenging you to grow. If you continue to set goals that are easy for you to achieve, then you will lose your motivation because you have nothing to strive for.
#6: Take Breaks: If you are working for long periods of time and you do not take breaks, you may get drained and lose interest in what you are doing. Taking breaks will help rejuvenate your mind and your body. When your mind and body are rejuvenating you will have the energy that you need to complete what needs to be done.
#7: Break large tasks down to smaller tasks: If you have a really large task, you should break it down to smaller steps to prevent getting overwhelmed and discouraged. You will be amazed how much easier it will be to complete a large task once you divide it up into smaller parts.
#8: Read Quotes The easiest and quickest way to get inspired is to read a quote. Sometimes all you need to hear is "If I can do it, then you can do it too!" story to get you motivated to get the job done.