Have you ever thought about what separates the dreamers from the doers? The difference can be summed up with one word: motivation.
Consistent action, of course, is what turns dreams into reality, but you’ve got to be internally (or sometimes externally) motivated to take that action. » Read more
“Find your passion,” we’re urged, and everything will fall into place. So we spend our time struggling to hunt down that passion as if it were some sort of elusive beast lurking deep in the jungle. The reality is, your passion is often right in front of you.
You just can’t see it, because it’s covered up with ordinary.
You spend your days going to work, doing what needs to be done around the house, and then relaxing for a bit in front of the computer, TV, or with family and friends.
If you want to find your passion, you’ve got to open your eyes to what you believe in. » Read more
Being motivated is an awesome feeling. You’re excited. Thrilled. You can’t wait to go out an conquer the world. You say yes and make plans. And you get things done. But you know what? Motivation is just a feeling, and feelings can change from moment to moment.
If you truly want to accomplish your goals, you’ve got to figure out how to maintain at least enough of that feeling over time to get yourself there.
Here are 7 secrets to staying motivated. » Read more
Prioritizing can be hard, especially if you’re like me and there are eleventy billion things that you want to do or buy.
But what it comes down to is that we can’t have everything — at least not all at once. And so we have to choose what we want most. » Read more