If you want something in life, nobody is going to hand it out to you! Self-motivation is like oxygen to your dreams; cut the supply and your dream is pretty much dead. That’s the lack of motivation, essentially self-motivation at work.
If you’re a lucky person, you may be surrounded by the people that want you to have that thing with all their hearts, but the best they can do is encourage you to keep doing what you’re doing, occasionally!
For most of your road to success, it’s you and you alone who has to go on tirelessly, no matter how bad the situation, you must possess that intrinsic drive to help you complete the journey.
ABCs of Self-Motivation
We’re all humans here! We’ve limited resources to work with, whether it’s physical, mental, emotional, or spiritual. The lack of self-motivation strikes us all at one point in time or another. However, some of us manage to succeed while some succumb to the process. So, that’s what successful ones do differently.
The success mantra to achieve your goals by keeping yourself motivated is not a sacred enchantment or a drink from the river of life, the key is simple.
Your Attitude Affects Your Power of Self-Motivation
You’ve to set your attitude right at the problems you face. You have to treat your failures as lessons and your small wins as moral boosts to work even harder so to reach your final destination. Life is full of ups and downs and yours is going to be no different.
So, the right way to tackle the untoward circumstances is learning from them, not taking them to your head, and focusing on crushing the ultimate goal of your life.
Lack of Self-Motivation is Poisonous to Success
Let’s just say that life has put forth a difficult goal in front of you that you’ve to accomplish anyhow. There’s no way you’ll be able to reach that goal unless and until your power of self-motivation kicks in.
Most of the people who aren’t able to reach their goals don’t fail because they’re not good enough; it’s the lack of self-motivation that drives their will and energy to work bankrupt.
So, while getting a tedious task done, the key is to work on it as your life depends on it, but at the same time find ways to keep yourself motivated, as soon as you feel you’re running out of will power, take steps to refill that first, then continue working on your goal.
Realistic Ways to Stay Motivated and Kill the Lack of Self-Motivation
Break Down Your Goals into Doable Chunks
Overburdening yourself by trying to do everything in one go is foolish. For you to stay motivated, it’s essential to break down your goals into everyday doable portions. You’ll be refilled with a daily dose of motivation upon completion of each of those doable chunks.
Stay Around Like-Minded People
There’s no room to get demotivated for any reason whatsoever. The main agency of demotivation is keeping in touch with people that are the polar opposite of what you need at that moment.
Other than the lack of self-motivation, getting demotivated is also a big tragedy that can befall a dream chaser at any time. Therefore, the need is to stay in touch with a limited number of people that are aware of what you’re going through and try to help you in no matter how small ways.
Keep Imbibing Knowledge
Be passionate enough to learn about your goal as much as there is to learn. Leave no stone unturned to gain as much knowledge as possible regarding the objective that you need to complete. It’ll not only make you more able to achieve your goal, but also give you a boost of confidence to start your goal and keep going.
A Brief Recap
Hoping that your concerns regarding self-motivation and lack of motivation have been addressed by now, we would like to emphasize on staying productive while you’re at it. If you’re a motivation driven person, doing things efficiently, and with utmost productivity will work wonders for you.
Originally published at https://www.beaninspirer.com on March 14, 2021.