How to motivate yourself to do anything
We all need to push ourselves once in a while. All of us have things we need to do but we don’t want to. How do we keep going? How to motivate yourself to do what you should do?
These motivational tips will help get you moving. Let’s get started!
1. Do something…ANYTHING! Make a list. Get organized. Get your brain in gear. And just begin. Since getting started is always the hardest part, promise yourself that you can stop in 15 minutes if you want to.
2. Divide and rule. You don’t have to do it all in one sitting or even one day. Divide big tasks into smaller ones, and focus on completing just one task at a time. You’ll be surprised how much you can do if you take it one step at a time.
3. Positive thinking. It’s practically impossible to get motivated when you’re down in the dumps. Shake that negative feeling, turn on your favorite music, pull up the window shade and let the sun shine in or go for a short run or walk.
4. Get a friend’s support: Two heads are always better than one. Sometimes just knowing that you’re not in it alone can be very motivating.
5. Visualize the outcome. Always keep your goals in mind and keep on visualizing how you would feel when you finally achieve what you set out to do.
6. Appreciate yourself. You know you’re going to feel really good about yourself when you finally achieve what you’ve set out to do. But in the meantime, set a few progressive goals and reward yourself when you reach them with something you’ll really enjoy.