Stay Motivated At Work

How to stay motivated

Motivation issues

I can imagine that a lot of you have certain desires to accomplish certain things, yet you never seem to find the right moment to do it.Motivation

Countless times I see friends, family and even myself struggling to get up and do chores and tasks. A lot of times people face issues on how to stay organized at work either.

I have beaten this issue though and I would like to share how.

Just get up and do it

Most of the times, no matter how tired I am, I look at my sink for example and I see all the dirty plates and dishes and I think ‘oh god this will take ages to clean’. Instead of ignoring it and letting more cutlery pile up, I tell myself ‘let’s just get up and do it’. At that moment I jump up do the task and done!

One less thing to worry about.

Try to do the same. Not only will you feel more free but your conscience will be clear and you can move on or relax. I try to do this several times during the day.

Exercise

Maybe this is an obvious point but let me share my thoughts on this. I used to be very active in the gym and always wanted the perfect body with abs etc.

I sacrificed my time to work out and not work to achieve financial freedom. When I almost reached the body I wanted to have I, realized I spent loads of money and I’m no where near financial freedom. Now I turned it around and I’m focusing on working hard to be free and I tell myself that I will get that body back once I have time.

I quickly noticed that I am unhappy looking at the mirror though and therefore I started exercising occasionally. This helps to clear thoughts of annoying things (such as work) and you will feel vitalized and full of energy after.

By exercising I don’t necessarily mean to hit the gym. You could try any of the following;

Cycling - a good way to exercise
Cycling – a good way to exercise
  • Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Weight lifting
  • Running/ Jogging
  • Going for walks
  • Swimming
  • Sports

The list is endless. As long as you get around and move a little it will be fine.

Additional Motivation

Here are some more tips staying motivated. In order to keep motivation levels up, you should try and track your progress. This can be done on paper or anywhere really.

I like to look at my website for example and see how much content I’ve gotten together already.

When I used to hit the gym regularly I would take one picture every Monday morning and see my progress. So it can be applied to anything. Tracking progress helps me realize how much time and effort has been put into my work and what results I’ve gotten.

It also makes me feel like it would be a waste to throw it all away after so much effort.


So I hope this was of some use and like always feel free to comment and drop your thoughts. Maybe you could share your ideas on how you stay motivated at work or just stay motivated generally! Always happy to read about other peoples achievements.

Thanks,

Esteban

6 Comments

    • Thanks Darryl,

      I hope you can also profit from these little tips I’ve summed up 🙂 Glad you enjoyed the post!

  1. I like to see motivational stuff. It’s often quite catching and the enthusiasm tends to rub off on visitors in a positive way. Folks like to see that you are serious about what you do, and are more likely to follow your site with interest.

    My view is, “take action, as nothing comes to those who wait!”

    • Hi Rob,

      I love the quote you left in the end. It completes pretty much my motivation at the moment.
      Nothing comes from doing nothing. We are responsible for our on faith and future and therefore we should only blame ourselves if we don’t succeed. Glad you liked my post 🙂

      I hope I can motivate others too!

      Thanks,

      Esteban

  2. Hi, Esteban!
    Great tips on motivation! You really need turn on that fire underneath you to get rolling and to start getting results 🙂

    The tip on taking photos every week to measure your progress is great as it can be hard to see the results otherwise.

    Keep up the good work and I will keep dropping by!

    • Thanks for the comment!
      I got that photo tip from a workout I was doing once. It was great to compare the first image with my last one.
      It can apply to many things we want to accomplish, which is why I decided to record my progress on my blog every month now!
      Again thanks for the comment!

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