Anyone can get unmotivated at times, but it’s how we recover from the slump that matters!
Here are some quick tips to catapult you back into feeling MOTIVATED:
Write down your goals. Don’t just think them in your head, physically write them down and post them up where you’ll see them daily. This will be a constant reminder of what you’re striving for, keeping you laser focussed.
Celebrate the small wins. Things can seem overwhelming, so instead of only aiming for a big end goal, keep in mind some smaller ones so you can celebrate and enjoy the journey along the way. This will also help create momentum.
Choose your influences. Surround yourself with things that lift your spirits and people who inspire you. Read books/blogs, watch motivational videos, and listen to influential speakers…these are all at our fingertips on the World Wide Web.
Obtain an Accountability Buddy. Reach out to someone who is willing to check in with you every once in awhile, and call you out when they notice you sliding…and vice versa. Bonus if they have similar type of goals as you, but not necessary.
Check yo self. Is your mindset in the right place? If you catch yourself thinking negative thoughts and psyching yourself out, snap out of it and tell that inner voice to STFU. You deserve to be awesome, and you deserve to do awesome things.
Know your ‘Why’. Be crystal clear on it. If you deeply know why you’re doing something, you will feel driven, excited, and like nothing can stand in your way. Once you know your ‘why’, write it down.
Do what Nike says…and just do it! Sometimes you just need to stop overthinking and just go for it. Stop worrying/stressing/dreading/analyzing, and start doing. Take that leap and go after the things that set your soul on fire.
Practice these tips consistently and soon you’ll notice the momentum you’ve built. Things that used to be a struggle will become part of your natural routine. This applies to all things – health, fitness, work, life, etc…
With all my clients, I encourage them to take control of their goals, which will increase their program adherence and enjoyment. They set both process goals and product goals that excite them, which makes the journey that much more fun.
Feel free to contact me to bounce goal ideas off of. I’m happy to support you!
And remember, if you happen to fall, that’s totally okay…you’re human! Get back up, set your focus, and go after your goals once again.