What can you do that helps with increasing your motivation? Finding what motivates you is one thing, it is quite another to stick with it. And even while you have already succeeded in identifying what motivates you, the temptation to give in to more convenient, easier things like procrastination are much more powerful than getting up and going.
Identify that lack of motivation or deliberately making yourself feel demotivated is a bad habit. Something isn’t quite right when you do not get up on time to get to your office. Or, when you allow yourself to be overwhelmed by the power of procrastination when you have deadlines to meet.
You know that something is going wrong inside you when the task you have to finish several days ago sits idly on your desk, untouched. And something is definitely not right when you can’t even force yourself to face a problem that has been eating away at your will to live fully.
The first effective step to gaining back your sense of motivation is to figure out the thing or things that sap your energy. It could be a small thing like not waking up in time or a really serious thing like hating everything about your job.
No matter what it looks like, you can identify the things that sap out your energy by their power to make you feel discouraged.
Start with listing down the areas in your life where you find no motivation to pursue at all and the particular things which you think makes you feel disheartened. This will help you gain some perspective on the entire issue. You can even come up with solutions in simply knowing the cause. This will shed clarity on your issues with motivation.
Then you can move on to evaluating the risks and benefits of not feeling motivated. Believe me, there are benefits to having no motivation – immediate self-gratification in the form of rest for one. There are risks, for sure. Plenty of them. The risks often outweigh the benefits.
Discovering the risks and benefits of not feeling motivated could be very enlightening. In general, you could realize that it is never worth it to procrastinate, to give in to the temptation of hating to move a finger to finish your task, or to deliberately believe that it is much more gratifying to lie around and do nothing.
Finally, commit yourself to change. This is not easy, it never was. But just work on putting one foot in front of the other moving toward your goals and you will find that building your sense of motivation may just be a wee bit simpler than you originally thought!
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