How to Motivate Yourself. Hello everyone, I hope you are well. In today’s post, I will be sharing a few tips on how to motivate yourself. In our day-to-day life, everything is done by motivation. Every morning we wake up for a reason, to get to work as early as possible or to attend to our family, or we love life and are motivated to take on whatever challenges come. As a single mother, staying motivated is crucial, but it can be exhausting. I admit sometimes I feel less motivated to get on with my day – that’s normal. However, how do you practically motivate yourself when you feel less motivated?
How To Motivate Yourself
Speak Positive Things About Yourself to Yourself
This is something I do all the time. Talking to myself helps because sometimes you need to hear a voice telling you that you are doing great. The moment you start talking positive words to yourself, you’ll have this uplifting feeling that motivates you to push harder and never give up. When you don’t get that from someone else, do it yourself.
Count Your Blessings
Look around you and count your blessings. You have beautiful kids, a place you and your kids call home, and they are happy. It’s natural to look at other people’s lifestyle and wishes you had their lifestyle. Honestly, trust me, you don’t. If you know what happens behind closed doors, you’d understand that some people are built to deal with certain things others can not. Counting your blessings motivates you to cherish what you have.
Set Goals and Celebrate Every Little Win
Setting goals for what you want to achieve helps because it gives you something to wake up to. If you have reached it, this will uplift your spirit and motivate you to set another goal. You’ll have something to work on if you have not achieved any.
Take It One day At A Time
We are always busy, and every hour is rush-hour. Sometimes we want something to happen in a flash and never worry about it again. When my daughter was younger, I remember feeling overwhelmed by how many things I needed to do within so little time. It was so frustrating to wait. However, I learned to calm down and take things slowly because I didn’t want to make a massive mess of things and have no one to blame. Everything takes time; do not rush it.
Planning motivates you because it makes you feel excited about the future. In 2016, I decided to put in a college application, and I got accepted to start in 2017. The fact that I got taken motivates me to prepare for the future.
I hope you enjoyed that.
Goal setting is so important, and so often overlooked! When you stop to think about it – How can you possibly expect yourself to keep moving forward in the ‘right’ direction if you don’t know where you’re going and therefore don’t know what direction the ‘right’ direction is? Goal setting gives us a purpose and a destination to set our sights on.
Thank you for sharing such awesome tips. One more tip to add, that is working great for me, is going to the gym. I don´t know why, it helps me get more motivated and positive minded.
Taking it one day at a time is great advice. Biting more than you can chew is how many people don’t meet their goal.
Excellent post! I always love reading your posts, and these suggestions are so good for getting motivated. They really work too!
I am a big list maker. I need to set goals and write them down!
I am so big on taking it one day at the time. That is all you can do is take the days as they come and enjoy it
These are great tips to help you get started. Especially with the New Year, a lot of us need all the help we can get to start those new projects we have planned for our year ahead!
Planning a head is so important for me with two kids and taking the time I need! Thank you for these great reminders. Definitely needed them before 2020 began!
Speaking positive things about yourself to yourself is the best tip! I will definitely keep that with me moving forward!