A common occurrence in women’s lives; women who push their boundaries, exceed expectations and try to micro-manage every aspect of their life , is exhaustion. This exhaustion can easily make women succumb to the pressure and lose motivation. Although meeting your goals can be challenging, every hurdle can be overcome by motivation. Motivation is key towards your personal and professional development. To help you find your inner motivation and drive to become your better self, we have compiled a number of tips and pointers to help you keep you motivated.
How to motivate yourself
1. Find inspiration. Seek others who have achieved the balance you’re hoping for. Read books, magazines, blogs… get motivated from success stories of the people who have accomplished what you strive to accomplish.
2. Focus on the benefits rather than the challenges. It is natural to fixate on what could go wrong rather than what you are doing right. However, to stay motivated, you have to embrace the positive side of things. Concentrate on how you’d feel after you’ve reached your goal and cultivate that feeling. Your motivation will rarely fail you if you sustain your positive thoughts.
3. Make a public statement. If you want a boost of motivation keep a blog or update your social media. You are more likely to commit to your goal when you have shared them publicly. What even more interesting, you’ll get a lot of support and could serve as motivation to others who inspire towards the same goals.
4. Build on small successes. Start small and build your way up. When you set small goal and accomplish small achievement you acquire a sense of self-worth. The more you accumulate small achievements the less daunting your ultimate goal will seem.