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People are always waiting for inspiration to strike them before they start working on their goals. However, waiting for inspiration to come to you before you start work is an incredible way if you want to work consistently to achieve your goals.
Most people are not aware that inspiration comes to you while you are working. The more time you spend working on your goals and achieving progress, the more motivation you get which helps bring progress even faster.
In this short guide, I am going to show you how to create a reliable stream of motivation to achieve any goal:
1. Make small goals for your big goals
People argue that whether you should make small goals or big goals for your inspiration, but the real secret is of both of them.
- You want goals and dreams too big so that it makes you excited to work for the big picture.
- You want small goals for your big goals so that you can show that you are making progress
In other words, you should have goals that excite you and goals that show you that you are making progress. When you have goals that show that you are making progress, it shows that what you are doing is not in vain and you are one step closer to that exciting big dream.
If you are missing out on only one of these, then there is a problem, because if you only have big goals, then you are going Lose motivation When you do not see any progress in 3 months. Conversely, if you only have small goals, you will not be excited enough to keep working at them.
Define your biggest goal that you want and create a mini-goal for that big goal that will show you slowly but surely progressing.
“Our goal can only be reached through the vehicle of a plan, in which we must believe faithfully, and on which we must work vigorously. There is no other way to success. “- Pablo Picasso
2. Track your progress
Motivation comes from seeing progress and results from working through a period of time. This means that while you are working on your goals, You want to journal and measure how far you’ve gone: Daily, weekly, monthly and yearly.
The funny thing is that you will not feel any difference whether it is 3 months old or 1 year old. You’re just going to feel normal. This is when you see physical evidence that you have developed based on your past thoughts and progress that you can transform into another person.
So I want you to keep a journal and record the most important matrix of the goal you are working on.
For example, if you are trying to lose weight that you want to record:
- How much do you weigh each week
- How many calories are you eating
- What kind of food are you eating
- How often do you exercise per week
Having data allows you to see what works and what doesn’t work and gives you the opportunity to make changes to see the results you want. When you start seeing results occurring slowly over time, it will excite you a lot to reach your goals.
3. Celebrate your small successes
Many of us who are watching our progress Achieving our goals Do not take time to celebrate our small victory. It is the small building block that forms the foundation to achieve our goals.
When you take the time to reflect on how far you have come and start celebrating your small victory, you are placing yourself in a positive framework where you find yourself in something like Reward to do what you want.
It is a powerful tool in making sure that you remain consistent in your goals as you celebrate your small victories which ultimately lead to your big victories.
Some ways to celebrate your small victory are:
- Eat out with family
- Take time to watch netflix
- A hobby you enjoy
The above point is to be done in moderation. You want to reward yourself in such a way that it is not a habit. When rewards become even more powerful as a tool to increase your motivation.
“Small successes are still successful; Great failures still fail. “- Mason coolie
4. Find the “Why” Within You
There is a reason why many people with New Year’s resolutions abruptly give up on their goals. People are excited to make a lot of money for their own business, their ideal body and their dream relationship. But when it comes down to trying to change themselves, most of them leave within a couple of weeks.
This is because they realize that the pain of trying to change is more than the joy of living comfort zone. You need to delve deeper and find the “why” within yourself. Why do you want to change so badly?
Whenever you are trying to change your habit, you have to start asking this question. Things will get tough because it is hard to be consistent in doing the right thing every day.
Here are some more questions you need to answer when things seem difficult:
- Are you dissatisfied with where you are now?
- Are you ready to make some sacrifices for your desired goals?
- Do you take time to change your habits and understand this?
You want to answer these questions honestly and find out how to make it a reality.
Waiting for your “inspirational inspiration” is an incredible way to get started on your work. Rather, true motivation comes from seeing progress and results when you start working on your goals.
The way to create this real lasting motivation is to create small and big goals and track your progress in achieving them. You also want to do small ceremonies along the way to maintain your motivation and reward yourself. Finally, when things get tough, you need to get back into your inner “why” on the real reason why you want to change.