Motivation comes from the word ‘move’ and means ‘to move’. Motivation literally means; that which moves a person to a course of action. Motivation indicates a movement that is initiated by a reason or purpose. This is an important point to understand; having a reason and purpose will activate motivation. For example, it is hard to move towards something if you can’t see any reason or purpose. In other words you need a motif or good reason as to why you would put in the effort and to create some momentum and move from where you currently are. If you are keen to do something you are more likely to be motivated; you don’t have to try, you will just want do it. Remember also that you might have a reason and purpose to NOT be motivated; in that case you won’t to ‘move’.
motivation comes from what we tell ourselves about any goal. Human behavior is goal oriented. Staying motivated is a thought away. If you need motivation to accomplish a task today, change what you think about the task.
Once I find a category, that interests me, I’ll begin to search for questions in that category. I’ll enter very generic questions like “Who” or “What” or “How” and the category. Sometimes, I’ll enter use just the category selection. In any case, I’ll end up with a list of search terms.
Make sure your role models align with the areas in your life that you are passionate about, because it’s important to determine whether they are the source of love gaming that is most important to you right now.
In order to understand how the different types of motivation work we need to go over how the two minds are conditioned. There is a fundamental difference between the conscious mind and subconscious mind that is the basis for the 4 types of motivation.
True motivation must come from within. Each one of us makes the final decision on our “engagement.” How engaged, or motivated we are about something can be influenced by outside factors, but like “The Donald”, in the end, what we say goes. Unlike Trump, many of us don’t take advantage of that opportunity.
Surround yourself with inspiration. This could look very different from person to person. Some find inspiration from past accomplishments, and so they have medals and plaques prominently displayed. Some find inspiration from words, and have quotes framed and hanging where they can read them daily. Others are inspired by people, and so they find time to connect with those people who inspire them. Whatever keeps you going, keep it in front of you.