Posted on Aug 25, 2014 | Comments 0
Self-motivation is the driving force that guides us to achieve our goal based on our own capabilities, instincts and desires. It is a means of personal development and is the key to a successful life. Self motivated people are more oriented, have good time-management skills and possess more self-esteem and confidence than the ordinary.
No one can motivate you to reach your goal. All they can do is provide you with incentives to motive you. However, that is not a way you achieve extraordinary success.
This article can be your gateway to a life you had always dreamt of. It educates you about some rules to motivate yourself whenever you feel deviated from your path to success.
Follow the instructions carefully and etch them in your mind to steer your way to success when you feel de-motivated.
Optimism is a Way Out
Whenever pessimism clouds your thoughts, stop thinking and divert your attention elsewhere. If you have a task in hand that makes you wonder if it’s doable or not, always keep in mind that you have the capability to conclude it successfully. Thinking otherwise will prevent you from even trying.
Self confidence can motivate you to do things you believed couldn’t be done. Once you start thinking that you are incapable of doing it, you lose the trust upon yourself. So, start counting your successes and past achievements and ask yourself that if you had been able to perform those tasks successfully, before, then why can’t you achieve them now?
Avoid keeping a second choice subconsciously. If you need to get to your goal, you must actually want it. It should be like you cannot imagine a life without it. If you do not want to do something, make yourself realize that if you put your efforts in that chore you would get nearer to your goal.
Success doesn’t always come your way. So, adopt a spontaneous attitude which urges you to accept failures but not stop along the way. Do not be tempted to give up. Believe in the fact that you are capable of getting back on track and that you will.
Set Positive, Feasible Goals
Seek for goals that are affirmative and possible. Moreover, do not set lofty, extensive goals which make you more vulnerable to failure. Instead, break it into smaller feasible steps and appraise yourself after achieving each of them. This incentivizes you to proceed further.
Comparing yourself with others can be intimidating. Instead compare your present performance to the previous ones and develop on the drawbacks to perfect the output.
Imagine yourself in a position in which you have already succeeded. This provides you with a vision of success and serves to be a driving force in your way to accomplishment.
Be motivated relentlessly until you have achieved your goal, and then set higher goals, as the road to the destination has a great adventure to offer you.
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