It is always good to know how to stay motivated, when referring to pursuing our passion and dreams.
Did you ever start a project very enthusiastic and left it half way due to lack of motivation? I don’t know about you, but I have been through similar situations where I have lost interest down the road.
One of the keys to success is staying motivated all the time, and I know this is not easy, because of all the obstacles in the way, counting also all of our personal issues in the mix too.
But it is also important to know what our passion is. Some people live their lives like robots, not knowing their real purpose in this life, therefore they have no motivation for anything whatsoever!
If you already know what your passion is, then you are right on board and ready to ditch the following motivation killers:
*How To Stay Motivated: Avoid These Motivation Killers
Avoid negative people around you, since this kind of people are just afraid of other people’s success, and would do anything to sabotage your project. For more information about negative people, refer to my article How to Deal with Toxic People.
When people are afraid, they often quit without even trying. They don’t take risks. But risks are necessary for growth and improvement.
Don’t quit before even trying. We must understand that rejection is a possible outcome, and that it is okay, because at least you will know that is not the right path and that you need to go in a different direction.
I know ‘not making it’ is uncomfortable at times, but the only way to succeed is trying one time after another.
Not Having Set Goals
You must have a destination in mind knowing what your goals are; otherwise you will never know where you’re heading to. To learn how to set your goals read my previous post The Perfect Formula to Achieving your Goals.
You need to rest in order to re-energize yourself.
You also need to take care of your body in order to maintain a good health. Try your best to eat right, have enough sleep, take a walk, etc.
I am one who obviously does not excel on this matter, but at least I try to eat right Monday through Friday, and sleep better on the weekends 😉
Lack Of Knowledge
Having confidence is really powerful, and knowledge definitely grows that much needed self confidence.
When our confidence is high, we achieve so much more, even if we fail a few times. Successful people tend to accumulate knowledge as much as possible. Knowledge boosts our confidence.
We can be passionate about a goal, but if we don’t know how to attain it, that passion soon vanishes, and our dream with it as well.
I can definitely relate to this big time. I have been doing makeup on people for the longest, but I never felt confident until I went to school and mastered my already innate skills. After that, I developed such a high confidence in myself, and that is because I know I now have the knowledge, and to me that feeling is PRICELESS.
If you would like to know a few more tips on how to stay motivated, you can also refer to my post: 5 Great Tips to Self Motivation.