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How often have you heard questions: “What drives you” or “What excites you?” These questions may have come from people, but they form a problematic assumption – our motivation depends on something external. As a result, rather than actively building constructs that inspire, we find ourselves aimlessly looking for some external factor that will motivate us. Instead of asking: “What inspires me?” We must ask what am I doing to stay motivated? The answer lies in motivation, not self-motivation.
I will share three simple techniques to follow inspiration. Knowing that a person may not always be inspired, I will share with you a technique that I know you already know to help you get things, when you feel like raising a wing Don’t. However, before we begin, there is a need to prevent two misconceptions from being elevated correctly.
First, we see motivation as a finite goal to achieve. Many of us believe that once the goal is achieved, our life will be worry-free. Motivation is a dynamic process, not an end goal. The process of inspiration corresponds to eating, sleeping, or drinking water. We do not become healthy or strong by reaching a state where we do not need to eat, sleep or drink water.
Second, amotipation is seen as something negative that should be avoided at all costs. Trying to resist those moments when we feel that doing nothing will drag us down further, which we are trying to avoid at first. We need to remind ourselves that those moments of fun are a part of the human experience. There will be no period of activity without the amount of light as it is without darkness.
To increase your motivation, here are four tasks starting today:
1. Know yourself
First step in helping you Building inspiration Want to know yourself. This is one of the reasons why there is an inscription of the temple of Apollo in Delphi “know thyself. “We are all different, the truth of the matter is that motivation varies between individuals and within. For example, working for my writing activities by being alone with music myself.
Knowing what motivates and distracts me makes it easier for me to shed my juices. Study your patterns, know the time of day, the day of the week, where and for how long you are most likely to be productive. It is highly impractical to exclude all the different scenarios here, but a deeper self-reflection, trial and error, and Continuous journaling Will help you understand your pattern.
“Where there is a will, there is a way. If there is a chance in a million that you can do anything, anything, to keep what you want from the end. Keep the door open or, if need be, that door.” But put your foot on it and keep it open. ”- Pauline KL
2. Take responsibility
The second best way I have found to help increase motivation is to take personal responsibility for the consequences of one’s actions. When you know that you will be held responsible for the success or failure of a particular project, you are more likely to get motivated, do your best and achieve things. Working with children, I am always amazed at how much they order when they are treated as responsible people.
For example, you will realize that when you know that it is your responsibility to take your children from school, you will do everything in your power to deliver them on time. This concept is very relevant to the workplace. Managers, employees and organizations can largely benefit from employees who are taught to take responsibility for their tasks.
By creating structures where people are responsible for the outcome of their actions, they will need less control, allowing managers more time to do what really matters.
3. Spend time with energy diversity
They say that flocks of birds come together. If you are serious about getting things done, spend more time with like-minded people. Research suggests that we can consciously or unknowingly pick up the habits of the people with whom we spend time. Spending time with people who are constantly complaining or complaining will outweigh your personal productivity.
Psychologist Emma Seppala, PhD noted, “We are wired for sympathy.” Equipped with that knowledge, your next action is to make a list of at least five friends with whom you will spend time.
“Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.” – Theodore Roosevelt
Even with the above principles, retreating from the second misconception, I do not dismiss moments of amotation. Remember, I said that these are part of a healthy human cycle. You can manage to get things even when you don’t feel like it.
Whenever I do not feel inspired, it has helped me to do the best I can, doing a completely different task from the task I am aiming for. For example, you are trying to conclude a report that is due tomorrow. You have tried for 2 hours to no avail. The best thing is to get up behind the desk and try something completely different. It can be walking, running or watching videos on social media.
Try to stay away from the main task for at least 30 minutes. You will be surprised to know that you needed to get away from your main task to find your spark. Best way to remember Inspire yourself is through Action. Instead of letting sag or resist, you walk around it so that you can work.
Remember the old saying: “You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it to drink. “Well, it’s the same with motivation, a speech can get your adrenaline pumping but they can’t take action until you do.” Therefore, stop aiming for external factors to motivate you, get up now, and do what you need to do! Nobody will do it for you!