Motivation Must Be Created

motivation

Time for *Mindset Monday*

Let’s be honest…

Sometimes it’s hard to stay motivated.
Especially when we have experienced repeated failed attempts, or we feel like we are just not progressing as quickly as we’d like.

When this happens, where do we find the motivation?
Well, we don’t find motivation, we create it. 

Motivation is a feeling and our feelings are created by our thoughts.  If we believe we will make a million dollars this year, we will probably be pretty motivated to get to work.  On the contrary, if we only perceive more failures in our future … it’s hard to roll up our sleeves and dig in.

The way we think about our life and our business will determine whether we feel motivated or not. 
We often think that we need external rewards to stay motivated, but intrinsic motivation is the only lasting kind.

There are some great ways to jump start motivation, but you can’t expect them to come to you.
Here are a few easy ideas:

Hire a coach to help you with your thought patterns and beliefs.  Find a mentor to give you guidance. Listen to inspiring podcasts or read books that encourage you.

Be proactive in creating motivation and you will establish lasting patterns that will drive success. 

I hope you have a great week full of intrinsic motivation!

-Molly Claire

Mompreneur, Life Change Agent