4 Motivation Myths & Why It’s Not About Willpower – Part 1

These 4 myths may be holding you hostage, sabotaging your success before you even get rolling.

The problem is that we’re looking for a magic button that will help us “get motivated” or “have more willpower”.

Here’s why most of what you’ve been taught about motivation, willpower, and focus actually creates procrastination.

How To Get Started When You Don’t Feel Like It – Part 2

When we’re deliberately dodging some task we need to focus on, we can feel the tension rise within us. Our logical mind says, “You need to get this done so you’re on top of that project”. Which prompts something illogical inside us to respond, “No! I don’t want to. And you can’t make me!”

An inner battle of wills between our logical adulting self and our rebellious inner 5 year old results in lots of wasted time, additional self-induced stress, and a side order of guilt.

In Part 2, you’ll find more easy strategies to help you get started and get happy, even when you don’t feel like it.

How To Get Started When You Don’t Feel Like It – Part 1

For any number of reasons, we all have times that we’re dodging what we know we need to tackle, even when we’ve designated time in our schedule to focus on it in a responsible, stress-free, proactive manner. It doesn’t mean you’re irresponsible, weak, or lazy for not automatically kicking into “game on” constantly. After all, you’re a human, not a machine.

Try one of these four easy strategies to get focused and productive quickly, even when you just don’t feel like it. Part 1 of 2