Lately I’ve had several discussions, with friends, all containing one common element:
One is in the process of loosing it, another wonders why she never found it to begin with, and a third is questioning where the hell his ran off too. Right now, I consider myself lucky to be on a search and rescue mission for others and not trying to locate my own personal motivator.
Now, many people tend to confuse motivation with how much they may want something. Ahhh, if only it were that easy!
Motivation is defined as the inner power or energy that pushes an individual toward acting, performing actions and achieving.
Motivation is really just about someone’s desire and ambition, and if they’re absent, motivation tends to be absent as well. All too often, a person has the desire or “the want” to achieve their goal, but lacks the push, initiative and willingness to take action and/or do the work that is required to reach that goal. This is attributed to lack of motivation…or a loss of it.
It happens to everyone from time to time. The key, is to get it back. And quickly!
In order to do so, it’s imperative to alter the way in which one thinks. No longer is simply wanting success enough. An individual must actually BELIEVE they can succeed (do you mean it? ) and BELIEVE in the steps that will lead to success, in order to for that to carry over and translate into actual success.
Is it more important to want to achieve your goals or to BELIEVE you will achieve them? Would you rather have someone want something for you or have them BELIEVE in you?
I realize this is easier said than done so, for now, this is going to be a regular occurrence around here…
A weekly pep talk of sorts.
So we can find what’s gone missing.If you hear a voice within you say “you cannot paint,” then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced. ~Vincent Van Gogh Ride Happy, My Friends!