Learn How to Motivate Yourself to Accomplish Anything, Anytime, Anyplace

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Demotivated? here’s how to motivate yourself!

“And will you succeed? Yes indeed, yes indeed! Ninety-eight and three-quarters percent guaranteed!” – Dr. Seuss

Everyone can get motivated about some things, like brushing their teeth or paying their rent. The reason people are motivated to do these things is because there are immediate negative consequences, from being shunned by your friends to being kicked out into the street by not doing them.

This type of motivation is known as negative motivation.  The great thing about negative motivation is that for most people it works. However, negative motivation usually won’t work when there isn’t an immediate negative consequence.  It also doesn’t get people to take the action necessary to help them succeed.

Most people will do anything in their power to take action once they have a problem but they will do very little to avoid having the problem. They do very little to help themselves succeed.

For example, if a person has a heart attack they are compelled to change their lifestyle, changing their diet and exercise program. Now this same person’s doctor has been telling them for the last 10 years that they could have a problem if they kept going down the same path but did this get them off the couch?

Of course not, that’s why they had the heart attack!

Your Motivation Needs to be Automatic

In order to get yourself to take action you need to know how to motivate yourself. You need to create a system that makes challenging activities more appealing. You also have to make it easy to get started.

If something is easy and appealing it’s a lot easier to get started.

Here’s How to Motivate Yourself to Accomplish, Anything, Anytime, Anyplace

1. Realize you are never going to always feel like it.

If you wait until you “feel” like taking action you’ll never get anything done. Even world class athletes would rather stay in bed at times rather than train. Successful business people would sometimes rather pull the covers over their heads than put up with the problems at work.

2. Imagine the benefits of achieving your goal

What will your life be like when you complete what you’ve set out to do? What will your life be like once you take the action needed to move you toward your goals? In your mind create a compelling image of what your future will be like.

• Imagine yourself far in the future, what will your life be like then? What about six months from now, three months from now? Bask in the feelings of how great you will feel when you’re making significant progress.

3. What’s the cost of not taking action?

While this is a negative motivator it can help you get started on the right path. Think about what will happen if you don’t take action. Stop thinking you can do the same thing and get different results. If you want different results you need to take some new actions.

• If you don’t change what will your life be like next year?

4. Do the hard tasks first

What are the most important actions you can take? What activities will give you the biggest bang for your buck? It’s like Mark Twain used to say “Eat a live frog first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day.”

Those frogs are the actions that are less than enjoyable but give you the biggest bang for your buck. By getting yourself to do these things first you’ll find that nothing can stop you.

5. Plan your work

Once you know what you need to do, create a schedule. Every day write out what you need to do to make the future you dream of to come true.  What activities have to be done today to keep you on schedule?

6. Give yourself a reward

When you stick to your schedule and get the things you’ve planned done, give yourself a reward.  The reward can be something big or small, from a massage at the end of the week or a getaway weekend after a month of staying on plan.

• Whatever the reward, choose something appealing that makes you want to get busy.

7. Make yourself do something you don’t like to do

If you don’t do what you promised yourself “punish” yourself. Make yourself clean the toilets or some other negative motivation if you come up short. This can push you to stay on schedule or better follow your plan.

8. Review your efforts

At the end of every day review your efforts. What went well? What could you have done better? Use this review to make tomorrows plan even better.

• Review your efforts weekly and monthly as well.

How to Motivate Yourself

Forget about being inspired. If everyone waited for inspiration, little, if anything would ever get accomplished. Commit to beginning, take action and then let your actions be your motivation.

That’s the real secret. Once you begin doing these steps they’ll begin to become habits. Once they are habits you won’t have to motivate yourself anymore, you’ll just start doing what you need to do automatically.

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