Category: Motivation Science

Do Something About It

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“We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.”- Carl  Jung

When you complain about your situation, you are weakening yourself. When you do something about your situation, when you take action about your situation, you are growing yourself. Instead of complaining about your situation, take action. Do something about it. Why complain when the key to your life is in your own hand? Do something about it. Do it yourself. Do not delegate your life to anyone. If you do, the bus will take you to a different direction.

If you are not satisfied with where you are now, if you are not satisfied with your job, if you are not satisfied with your health, if you are not satisfied with your relationships, do something about them. Stop complaining. Nobody is listening to you. When you are ready to take action, people will join you. There is always support when you are ready. Maya Angelou said,”If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.”

If you don’t like something,  change it. If you can’t change it,  change your attitude.”-  Maya Angelou

If you don’t like your situation, change it. You can change it because the key to your life is in your OWN hand. Handle it well. Don’t look elsewhere for solutions. The power to change your life, the power to change your situation is within you.

This is big. If you can’t change your situation, change your attitude. Yes, it is true, because there are certain things that are beyond our control. But we have the power to change how we view the world around us. We have the power to change how we think about our situations. We can ALWAYS, always control how we react to situations. If this is you, it is time to change how you look at your situation. Change your attitude, change how you see yourself, and your situation will change. Everything starts in the mind. If you change how you think about things, the things you think about will change. Change your mind to change your situation. In Maya Angelou’s words: “Nothing will happen unless you do.” Nothing will change unless you change it. Do not complain, take action.

All Together:

Do not complain, take action. Do something production to change your situation. Once you have decided to change, the world will support you.

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5 Ways To Kill Your Motivation

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To get things done in life, we need to be motivated. We need to have the spirit to continue on without giving up. The real issue with motivation is how to stay motivated. There are things that we do that can demotivate us. Below are five ways people can kill their motivation:

Negative Relationships. Negative relationships are not good for motivation. They decrease your motivation. But positive relationships are good and healthy for your motivation. When you have good people around you, people that motivate you, not people that demotivate you, getting things done is really easy. Good people are necessary in your life. In my life, too. We are social animals. We need people to survive. We need to be around very good and productive people. On the contrary, when people, unfortunately, get involved in negative relationships, their preferred coping strategy is to isolate themselves from the person that offended them. You don’t have to disconnect from them. Be you. Know what you want. Connect with the right people, and you will be a happy person.

Self-Doubt. Doubting yourself kills your motivation to do anything. You don’t want to do anything. You think you are not good enough to succeed. Whatever it is that you are pursuing, don’t doubt yourself. Believe you can succeed, and you will succeed. Always believe in yourself. Have confidence in yourself. If you don’t believe in yourself, nobody will believe in you. Have confidence in your ability to get things done. Success starts with self-belief.

Past Failures. Yes, past failures demotivate people. Past failures demotivate people. Don’t let past failures hold you back. Success starts with failure. You have to fail before you succeed. If everything has been perfect for you, it is time to evaluate what you have been doing. Maybe you are not pushing yourself enough, or you are simply playing it safe. Focus on your assets (strengths). Focus on what you can do now, not on what you did in the past. Don’t waste your brain power thinking about yesterday’s mistakes. Focus on possibilities, not on deficits. You can ALWAYS turn things around.

Lack of Self-Knowledge. If you don’t know who you are, nothing matters. I say nothing matters because, if you don’t know yourself, you will end up pursuing people’s dreams, associating with the wrong people, and just wander through life. If you know yourself, you will know precisely what you want, and you will design your life the way you want it to be. To be happy and be really successful, self-knowledge is the key. If not, self-motivation is a fantasy.

If you don’t know who you are, nothing matters.”

Unethical Behavior. Bad actions demotivate people when they think about them. They prevent people from taking action, from starting something new. Start to do the right things today, not tomorrow. Do something because it is the right thing to do, not because somebody told you to do it. It feels good to do the right thing.