With every task there will come a time where motivation levels run low, taking fitness goals for instance: everyone wants the end result but nobody really wants to make the effort to change, Lets say you want to lose a stone in weight.
- You know what to do, the actions to take and at first you do very well.
- You eat the right foods, take a little exercise.
- But gradually your fuel runs out.
- Progress slows.
- The weight loss is minimal.
And you stop, wishing you’d never started.
So why did you lose your motivation?
- Because you didn’t have enough in the first place?
- Because your goal was unrealistic?
- Could you have remained motivated if you had set an achievable goal?
Why do you lose your motivation?
- Because you aren’t sure enough that you want to do this?
- Because you begin to believe the ‘doom and gloom’ merchants?
- Because this is something very new and a bit scary for you?
How can you find it?
- Whatever it is you want to achieve, be very sure about it.
- Set an achievable, realistic goal.
- Prepare as well as you can.
- Find support from positive people.
- Do your research.
- Be prepared to ask for help if you’re stuck.
- Set-backs are not fatal, you can come back stronger and more determined
- Go slowly. There’s no instant success.
- Remind yourself of why you started in the first place
- Set your self up for success.