1. Create a list of goals (present and future).
As simple as this sounds, the act of physically, tangibly creating goals will not only motivate you, but help you to see the forward progression between where you are, and where you want to go. Grounding yourself in a list will help you to focus on the long-term, while also inspiring you to move forward with specific times you’re wishing to accomplish, rather than one overarching ‘ideal’ that seems distant and unapproachable.
Your goals can also help you to rise to the occasion, being the push you needed to really step forward and make progress, rather than waiting for the ‘right time’ or ‘perfect moment’ (which, in actuality, does not exist.) Having a list of goals can help you see both the smaller steps and the larger whole, giving you the motivation to move forward with purpose, rather than indecision. Continue reading