How to increase motivation

Pasha West

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When thinking of motivation, individuals tend to lack the concept of it. It is not just physically doing something; it has to do with your mindset also.

When we first wake up in the morning, our first thought is probably “I don’t wanna get out of bed.” Think about what would happen if we changed that to “This is going to be a great day.” It changes everything! Starting with changing your mindset helps us mentally prepare ourselves for the day.

Being kind to your mind gives you the advantage to accomplish so much throughout the day. Instead of being in a bad mood or stressing about having so much to do, try to focus on what is happening right now and take one step at a time. Train yourself to ease your mind so that you have the ability to accomplish the things you need.

A tip for reaching motivation is making your bed every morning. You may think this is silly, but it helps the mind feel more successful and set for the rest of the day. Try it! Another mechanism is not procrastinating when you know you have to do something. Go ahead and get it done so you can rest later. It helps! Finally, make sure to congratulate yourself after finishing the activity. Self-kindness is a must. Motivation comes from the mindset you have.

With the right mindset, you will have the right motivation.