FINDING YOUR LOST MOTIVATION

Motivation is like every other commodity that can be lost and found. The only problem we have is that a lot of people don’t know how to find lost motivation.

A lot of efforts have been misdirected in the wrong direction all in the name of finding lost motivation. Motivation would be like a mirage when one is not equipped with the right skill of finding it. The good news is that steps needed to be taken to find lost motivation is not a rocket science. And even if it is, it is still human beings that learn rocket science.

In this article are some simple non-technical steps that can be taken to find our lost motivation. Enjoy!

EASING OUT TENSION

Though, some people will argue that fear is a motivating factor; I have no problem with that as some fear can actually act as a motivating factor. What I have problem with is when your allow tension to creep in and chase out the inherent motivation in we all. Easing out tension and comporting yourself is one easy way of finding your lost motivation.

TELLING YOURSELF THE TRUTH

There is no greater harm you can do to your self as an individual as not telling yourself the truth. You can never know your true worth if you don’t tell yourself the truth and this will lead you into believing you can do things you actually can not do; and failure will be the result and this will make you lose motivation. So another good way of finding motivation is to keep ‘positive thinking’ within check. Positive thinking should be aligned with reality. You will end up getting yourself hurt and de-motivated if you venture into fields that you are not ready for.

FINDING OUT THE ‘WHY’ HIDDEN WITHIN THE ‘HOW’

You will find your lost motivation if can simply try to find out the reason behind what you are doing. Passionately asking yourself: why am I doing this? will help ignite your will-power to face the challenges of life squarely. As soon as answer to the why is provided, the motivation for the ‘how’ will be recovered.

THANKSGIVING AND POSITIVE STOCK TAKING

Developing a thankful heart will help release the dormant energy within you. A thankful heart will give you motivation to take stock of the numerous good things that life has treated you with in the past.

VISUALIZING THINGS WITH YOUR MIND’S EYE

The power behind vision cannot be undermined. You may or may not believe things that you hear, but, you must believe things that you see. So, visualizing the benefits of achieving your task will burst you into motivation that may have been lost.

Finding your lost motivation is not something that you can do once and expect to get a lifetime result, you need to be actively involved in this process of finding your lost motivation. You can also find your lost motivation by knowing the causes of loss of motivation.

FIVE REASONS FOR THE LOSS OF MOTIVATION

BEING IN CONFLICT WITH THE REAL YOU

A lot of people want to be the second ‘him’ or ‘her’ thereby putting unnecessary pressure on themselves to leave up to the standard they ignorantly set for themselves. Yes, conflict can erupt within you when you try to copy or imitate another in their way of living. Why imitating another person when you have been made in a unique way. Do you know that simple realization of yourself can be enough motivating factor to everything that you do? Motivation cannot live in the same house with conflict. It is as impossible as having light and darkness coexist as it is to have motivation and conflict with ones real self to coexist. One must give way for the other to prevail, start being you real you today and say goodbye to loss of motivation.

SETTING TOO HIGH OR TOO LITTLE A STANDARD FOR YOUR SELF

Standard is like flower; water it too much, it will die, water it too little and still watch it die. A balance must be sought between both ends of spectrum as far as standard setting is concerned. Too much or too little standard will surely make one to loss motivation. What will you be excited over when you didn’t put in much effort to hit your standard in a given endeavour? Or what will motivate you if you know from the word go that you cannot achieve the target you set for yourself? Try setting attainable standards and see your motivation and vibration level soar to the sky.

COMPARING YOURSELF WITH PEOPLE AROUND YOU

Comparing your self with people around you will do you more harm than good as far as motivation is concerned. Talents bestowed on me are not the same as that that is bestowed on you. Hence, you will find it difficult or impossible to get the exact result that I get from things that I do. And when you try to do things that you have no business in, failure will surely strike and when this happens, losses of motivation have no choice than to set in. a lot people condemn themselves because they cannot attain the same of success as their friends. No, you don’t have to condemn yourself! And besides, what your friends call success might not be what you call success as success is a relative term.

NOT BEING GRATEFUL

Being gratitude has a way of increasing our energy level and makes us perform above default standard. Show me an ingrate and I will show you someone who has lost all form of motivation. Nature has a way of rewarding those that appreciates her gifts. Avoid being negative if you really want to live a life that is full of motivation.

LACKING SENSE OF HUMOUR

Without humour, life sucks. We need to sometimes laugh over certain things in life if we want to be motivated almost all the time of our life. Lack of humour will make one not to see any motivating factor in any given situation. There is an element of humour in what ever situation we find ourselves. Laugh at your mistakes sometimes and turn them into a source of motivation to even power more.

Have it at the back of your mind that; loss of motivation can be caused by so many factors and that the five reasons for loss of motivation discussed in this article are not all encompassing in their own right. But, they sure are useful in finding your lost motivation

Say no to loss of motivation!!