Everyone is looking to boost motivation at some extent to achieve a desired outcome.
Motivation his divided in two types: Intrinsic, and extrinsic. Simply intrinsic motivation comes from within, or from internal factors, and extrinsic, comes from external factors.
We are motivated by both of them, but they vary from person to person. Some are more motivated more by external factors than internal ones, and others the opposite.
Also, motivation can light up by predicting the reward for a specific tasks, meaning before you do it, that’s how sometimes we get off whenever we want to do something that a bit hard, or is uncertain.
Tip #1: Walk In Nature
This days people are walking lesser and lesser, and that due to the technological advancement that we knew those last decades.
Just walking in this street has good effects on your body, and in your energy level that ensures an increase in motivation.
But what I want to point out is walking in places with greenery like parks, forests, and alike places.
Science has shown that there’s a great correlation between your mood, happiness, and the color green. I know it might strange, but you can look at this article if you want.
Simply just go to the nearest park and walk there, or go to place in your city where a lot of greenery,
Tip #2: Chunk The Task
Sometimes it’s easy to fall into our creepy mind-made excuses especially where are not motivated at all to do the task.
But, you know this task is really important, and it’s must. But that it’s not enough.
The simplest way you can go about it is to chunk this task into 2 or 5 minutes and take a break.
Even that, could be hard for some, because of how it feels to be down, but when you roll things out for few minutes, you get momentum bit by bit, and slowly the desire of working will grow.
Only you need is the first step…
Tip 3: Read an Inspirational Book
To be honest with you, these days, I started experiencing a lot of ups and downs in my mood, and I don’t know why. Sometimes it happens, and that really leaves me unmotivated, and not desiring to work on my goals.
That section could be part of mental health wich I think is a really big part on the productivity realm, because if you’re not mentally and emotionally stable, it’s going to be a very tough remain focus, and productive, anyway…
I felt in love of reading self-improvement books, and I noticed whenever I start reading of couples of minutes, my mood starts shifting, and this heavy feeling on my chest start to disappear as well.
That’s a big discovery for me, yuppy 🙂
And when I combine reading, with walking in the nearest park here in Rabat, I get a giant and fresh breath of motivation, and go back home ready to kick out anything in my way.
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