How To Be Successful In Life – Inspire Yourself
Inspire Yourself To Do Even More
The first important step in increasing your motivation is to get your aim clear in your head. Plan what steps you will need to get you to your goal and have a Plan B thought out for if things go wrong at various points. If you do these things, then your motivation to take action should be pretty high. You will know what you need to do; why you need to do it – and what else you might try if things don’t work out first time. With motivation, you make so many more things possible.
Staying motivated is really important to anyone who wants to achieve a goal. This is often difficult when you are stressed and worried and you are working harder than ever to achieve what you want in life. But it is important to just keep reminding yourself where you are headed and what benefits you’ll gain from getting there. That way, you will feel more like taking small steps towards your goal each and every day. Small steps are all it takes to be successful.
Don’t put pressure on yourself to achieve too much too soon. That can be frightening and you may become so daunted you never actually take that big step. Go at a pace, which suits you. Make small targets to aim for along the way and celebrate your achievement in some way – however small – when you achieve them. It doesn’t matter how you celebrate – just make it something you enjoy – and don’t forget to feel the intrinsic satisfaction that comes from simply achieving that goal you sought. That way, you’ll remember how good it felt and it will keep you striving for more.
Think of each the achievement of each aim as a launch pad. To get there, you will have acquired new skills and resilience, which made your achievement possible. From there, you take these new skills and achievements with you through life and they help you attain even bigger and better things. Once you make yourself aware that you approach each new goal with a greater arsenal of skills and attributes, it will give you confidence to go for your next goal. You don’t start off at square one each time. You’ve already done the hardest work, setting out on this journey towards your goal in the first place.
So use your new skills and strengths to their full. Set your sights higher with confidence. You know already that you can achieve so much. You’ve proved it to yourself time and time again by achieving your targets along the way. Now use what you’ve achieved to aim for something you would never have thought possible at the start of your journey towards your first aim. Sitting still in life and settling for what you have leads you to become bored, inactive – and boring! You’ve experienced the thrill of achieving a goal you’ve really had to work for. It feels great – doesn’t it? – Feel that wonderful sensation again – set your sights on a new goal and keep yourself motivated throughout your life.
To your success,
Andy Shaw – A Bug Free Mind