Motivation is a powerful force. Without it, not much gets done. If you weren’t motivated to get out of bed in the morning, you wouldn’t, and you probably won’t accomplish much. Motivation gets you to work, the grocery store, to wash the car and pick up the kids at school. It is motivation that determines whether you exercise, take the dog for a walk, make those sales calls, or eat healthy and so on. Motivation is involved with every action or “inaction” you take.
Sometimes we get stuck in a rut. If you’re not a hundred percent passionate about your work, then it’s impossible to wake up everyday feeling motivated. You might compare it to the ocean. Sometimes you’ll wake up feeling like a tsunami, other time you’ll feel like just barely drifting to shore. When you feel like drifting to the shore, understand that it doesn’t always have to feel like there’s no hope. You can restore your motivation.
It can be helpful to figure out what those beliefs and habits are based on. Once you are aware of what you are doing, you can begin to create change.
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