How To Motivate Yourself – Self Motivation

Staying motivated is a struggle — our drive is constantly assaulted by negative thoughts and anxiety about the future. Everyone faces doubt and depression. What separates the highly successful is the ability to keep moving forward.

There is no simple solution for a lack of motivation. Even after beating it, the problem reappears at the first sign of failure. The key is understanding your thoughts and how they drive your emotions. By learning how to nurture motivating thoughts, neutralize negative ones, and focus on the task at hand, you can pull yourself out of a slump before it gains momentum.

Reasons We Lose Motivation

There are 3 primary reasons we lose motivation.

  1. Lack of confidence – If you don’t believe you can succeed, what’s the point in trying?
  2. Lack of focus – If you don’t know what you want, do you really want anything?
  3. Lack of direction – If you don’t know what to do, how can you be motivated to do it?

How to Boost Confidence

The first motivation killer is a lack of confidence. When this happens to me, it’s usually because I’m focusing entirely on what I want and neglecting what I already have. When you only think about what you want, your mind creates explanations for why you aren’t getting it. This creates negative thoughts. Past failures, bad breaks, and personal weaknesses dominate your mind. You become jealous of your competitors and start making excuses for why you can’t succeed. In this state, you tend to make a bad impression, assume the worst about others, and lose self confidence.

The way to get out of this thought pattern is to focus on gratitude. Set aside time to focus on everything positive in your life. Make a mental list of your strengths, past successes, and current advantages. We tend to take our strengths for granted and dwell on our failures. By making an effort to feel grateful, you’ll realize how competent and successful you already are. This will rejuvenate your confidence and get you motivated to build on your current success.

It might sound strange that repeating things you already know can improve your mindset, but it’s amazingly effective. The mind distorts reality to confirm what it wants to believe. The more negatively you think, the more examples your mind will discover to confirm that belief. When you truly believe that you deserve success, your mind will generate ways to achieve it. The best way to bring success to yourself is to genuinely desire to create value for the rest of the world.

Developing Tangible Focus

The second motivation killer is a lack of focus. How often do you focus on what you don’t want, rather than on a concrete goal? We normally think in terms of fear. I’m afraid of being poor. I’m afraid no one will respect me. I’m afraid of being alone. The problem with this type of thinking is that fear alone isn’t actionable. Instead of doing something about our fear, it feeds on itself and drains our motivation.

If you’re caught up in fear based thinking, the first step is focusing that energy on a well defined goal. By defining a goal, you automatically define a set of actions. If you have a fear of poverty, create a plan to increase your income. It could be going back to school, obtaining a higher paying job, or developing a profitable website. The key is moving from an intangible desire to concrete, measurable steps.

By focusing your mind on a positive goal instead of an ambiguous fear, you put your brain to work. It instantly begins devising a plan for success. Instead of worrying about the future you start to do something about it. This is the first step in motivating yourself to take action. When know what you want, you become motivated to take action.

Developing Direction

The final piece in the motivational puzzle is direction. If focus means having an ultimate goal, direction is having a day-to-day strategy to achieve it. A lack of direction kills motivation because without an obvious next action we succumb to procrastination. An example of this is a person who wants to have a popular blog, but who spends more time reading posts about blogging than actually writing articles.

The key to finding direction is identifying the activities that lead to success. For every goal, there are activities that pay off and those that don’t. Make a list of all your activities and arrange them based on results. Then make a make an action plan that focuses on the activities that lead to big returns. To continue the example from above, a blogger’s list would look something like this:

  1. Write content
  2. Research relevant topics
  3. Network with other bloggers
  4. Optimize design and ad placements
  5. Answer comments and email
  6. Read other blogs

Keeping track of your most important tasks will direct your energy towards success. Without a constant reminder, it’s easy to waste entire days on filler activities like reading RSS feeds, email, and random web surfing.

When my motivation starts to wane, I regain direction by creating a plan that contains two positive actions. The first one should be a small task you’ve been meaning to do, while the second should be a long-term goal. I immediately do the smaller task. This creates positive momentum. After that I take the first step towards achieving the long-term goal. Doing this periodically is great for getting out of a slump, creating positive reinforcement, and getting long-term plans moving.

It’s inevitable that you’ll encounter periods of low energy, bad luck, and even the occasional failure. If you don’t discipline your mind, these minor speed bumps can turn into mental monsters. By being on guard against the top 3 motivation killers you can preserve your motivation and propel yourself to success.


  • Thank you for the brilliant article. It was very timely and helps tremendously. Cheers

    • i agree with you…
      nice article..

      • yeah indeed. thanks for the great tips.

    • shilp mohan gupta

      You guys are doing a grt job ,thanks for ur support, shilp

    • Ghouse

      I don’t know what made you write this, but its an excellent article. Keep it up.

    • rhea

      i extremely agree with you… its a nice article and really helps to gain back your energy..;

    • unicorn


  • This is definitely a timely article John!
    I need a serious kick in the pants. You’re right about how easy it is to get distracted and the need for focus. Thanks.

  • Right on time. I am just crossing a low-motivation period and your article is really helpful!

    Congratulations, you did it again!

  • Thanks all! I’m glad you found the article useful.

    • juma

      i have just gone through your article and its timing is superb.i have been undergoings low moments this past few days and what you are saying is exactly what i was going through.
      i had literally forgotten how gifted and blessed i was in my bid to secure my future.since all ma friends had gotten jobs i was constantly doubting my self since things had not been smooth sailing om my part.
      otherwise thanks for the article it has really rejuvinated my spirits.

      • Xyx

        I am going through a very similar phase.

    • R S

      That was a really good article.
      Thanks for such reasonable and clear reflection on this topic. It should definitely help lots of people who need to boost up their self-confidence. And I am sure it will help me as well =)

  • Hi John,

    Great article. Thank you for analysing the problem and providing the solutions in such a systemetic manner. Clear and precise, as always.

    Wanna also thank you for this is timely for me – and found that all other commenters said that same thing – it’s really common to lose drive from time to time…

  • I recently wrote about this as well and found your post to be an enjoyable read today! There is no such thing as too much motivation :-)

  • HEy Johnny,

    Thanks for this superb post. It was presented powerfully. It is so easy to
    lose focus and motivation as well.

    I think fear has being killing a lot of people for so long and they are just
    incapacitated by it. I was able to destroy fear in my life when I discovered
    a maxim some years back. I hope it will be helpful to someone reading this:

    “Whosoever has conquered fear, has conquered failure.”

    When I discovered this, I decided to conquer my fear so that failure
    will have no place in my life. It is a perfect concept so many of us should

    God bless you John for bringing this up.


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  • Very inspiring article. I like your blog!

    • patrick,i need your help..
      what do you think about my blog.
      Thnks b 4..

  • I particularly found the “finding focus” and “developing direction” parts helpful. It’s really hard getting motivated, when you’re not sure what the goal is. Also, once the goal is clearly defined, developing clearly defining the steps necessary to get you there is crucial. Basically, it’s having a clear picture of what you want, and a step by step plan to get you there.

  • It’s true about confidence issues. We need to prepare our mind and bodies for real thing first before we make the changes. Lack of confidence is a problem that can truly stop us from being motivated.

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  • I am doing all 6 things under Developing Direction. Thanks, it is good to know that as a new blogger, I am doing things right.

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  • Nick Yunis

    Absolutely fantastic. Great work, John. Keep it up!

  • prashant gajare

    grate simply grate work to motivate people. just keep it up man

  • Balaji Shinde

    This article is very important to get motivated and to motivate others for betterment in every field.

    • Wow, I’ve been going through a major slump… was suppose to have my
      site up months ago and have been lacking the drive to complete the
      project. Then today I find this article and am so grateful you wrote it.
      Thanks so much, very motivating. 😉

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    I am a very pesimestic kind of a person….i dont know know how to motivate myself….article is very good

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  • Wow, I’ve been going through a major slump… was suppose to have my site up months ago and have been lacking the drive to complete the project. Then today I find this article and am so grateful you wrote it. Thanks so much, very motivating. 😉


    • jitender singh

      hi natasha that’s very good.i impressed with ur feedback.

  • You have some awesome articles, I like the signal-to-noise ratio here.

    I’ll be stopping back by when I get demotivated.

  • Thanks, Michael!

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  • Jerry

    Hi John,

    now i’m in the low motivation period, feeling boring with job and life. I’m happy when i searched self motivation website, I found yours. That’s absolutely correct about Lack of Focus.

    I have many good idea on my mind, but it seems i have no power\strenght to complete them. One of the reasons is lack of focus.


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  • I think the critical factor is ACTION! Not delaying. Doing something right now that creates momentum. It’s like putting on your exercise shoes right now to do some exercise. Once the shoes are on, it’s easy to get going.

  • peter DeLaRosa

    I woke up this morning and was a little, no a lot, of discouragement was in my head.
    And God sent me to this and now I’m ready to focus on the act of doing something instead of reacting and not doing anything.
    Thank you again,
    Peter D

  • Pavel

    Thank you for this insight, John. I was thinking a lot on these demotivation factors, and from my experience there is one more: lack of energy. I don’t know if this resonates with you.

  • Jim


  • Thanks , great motivation tips,

    To your advance success,

    Happy New Year,

    Tracy Ho

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  • Methe Shivaji

    Thanks for this superb post. It was presented powerfully. It is so easy to
    lose focus and motivation as well.

    I think fear has being killing a lot of people for so long and they are just
    incapacitated by it. I was able to destroy fear in my life when I discovered
    a maxim some years back. I hope it will be helpful to someone reading this:

    “Whosoever has conquered fear, has conquered failure.”

    When I discovered this, I decided to conquer my fear so that failure
    will have no place in my life. It is a perfect concept so many of us should

    so it is the of motivation in our life.

    • I agree with that maxim, thanks for sharing it. In many ways, failure only occurs through fear. Once we get past fear, failures become learning experiences.

  • Anwer

    thanks a good tip for my motivation , i have a fear about my confidence & other think

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  • Great article, just what I was looking for.
    Great tips that I think need to be reminded to us more often.


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  • Thanks, hope you don’t mind if I link this article to my site. I think it is well written. :)

  • dereck smith jones

    That was a great article, and speek sence becasue i am from the uk

  • Hello – I’m from the UK too and I’ve just read through some of your “highlighted” best read posts.

    The concept of “self improvement” is a truly admirable aim, and I applaud all your effort here, but it can be agonizingly unhelpful for a person with low self-esteem and/or depressive tendencies.

    It’s a bit like someone with no legs hearing about another person with no legs “pulling themselves together” and climbing a mountain unaided. The first guy can actually feel even more incompetent, after hearing how “well” this similarly effected other guy has “conquered all” by sheer will power and well placed self-help strategies.

    Don’t misunderstand me,I like your blog – it’s packed full with positive ideas and extremely well thought out.

    I agree that we can all do some things to help ourselves but it is a myth that we can all be successful, rich and happy through self-effort and by definition: if we can’t all do this we deserve what’s coming to us.

    Hope you will take this in the spirit in which it was written.. I.e. just putting a slightly different angle on things.

    Thanks for giving me the space here to have my say :)

  • Hi John,
    This insight on motivation is wonderful. While reading through it I was able to apply these traits to achieving success in many aspects of life and business.

    There is another way to be motivated that is a favorite of mine: PASSION.

    The gut-wrenching, burning passion that drives you to succeed in whatever it is you have that passion for. The thoughts that you will do whatever it takes to be successful at your job, lose the weight, or make money online.

    Really gets you going huh?

  • yusaf

    thanks i’ll give it a go

  • I find trying to stay focussed and motivated on what I’m trying to achieve can be a struggle at times, I waste too much time when I lose track of what I’m meant to be doing. This great article will help me with my motivation

  • ivy

    hi john,
    thanks a lot. very helpful in my situation right now. in every failure, there is always a room for improvement and nothing can hinder us from what we truly wants. =p

    • hai ivy i enjoyed tis  , now iam feeling better..

  • Kate

    I enjoyed this! thank you.

  • ashok

    hi john,
    thanks a lot. very helpful in my situation right now. in every failure, there is always a room for improvement and nothing can hinder us from what we truly wants.—ashok

  • ashok

    hi john,
    thanks a lot. very helpful in my situation right now. in every failure, there is always a room for improvement and nothing can hinder us from what we truly wants

  • Phoebe

    Excellent Article. Clearly written and straightforward! I enjoyed it and will apply it in my life! Thanks very much.

  • Shan

    Hi, I like your article so much! It’s very inspiring and you really got the highest point.

    Blessed be

    • madhur

      very good

      • db


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  • I just googled ‘motivate yourself’ and this was the first hit. Rightly so, I would say. 😉

    My problem was knowing all these things and indeed having taken the knowledge for granted. It’s just great when someone else tells you what you stashed away deep in your brain. Thanks for giving a short and concrete guide to fall back on. You’ve got great teaching potential, so keep it up.


  • It was an Awwsome article! Came at the right time when I needed. Thanks a million!

  • shri


  • Wow! That is really great post! You are so right! These tips are must -read when you are lack of motivation! Thank you! I’ve added a link to your post to my self motivation article. I think such information should be shared!

  • Amit

    thank you for this gr8 artical

  • sean

    I don’t want to die on the Salmon ramp. Thanks.

  • i was tunning in the tunnel of confussion ,but after reading your tips ,defnately i will slam the rock

  • really interesting ,promise to visit you everyday

  • Anthony

    Thank you blog writer, you did something that doesn’t happen often.

    You got me off my lazy behind! Well, actually the work I procrastinate on involves sitting down anyways..

    I all of a sudden hit another slump while doing another one of my animation related goals-the thing about writing two positive tasks is genius, for the first time in a YEAR I actually did a full painting! Thank you!

  • Jingles

    Thank you heaps for taking the time to write this John was an extreme help enjoy the rest of ya day,
    Graeme Ingle

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  • Abishek

    thanx for tha article . it helped in rechannelising my goals and helped me move forward

  • Andy

    I like this article very much because it shows one how to increase and fill their motivational capacity and help to keep it that way! An inspiring, systematic way of looking at things, I love it!

  • Islam

    I really like this article, it a very good reminder,
    Thanks for posting!!!
    May Allah give rewards and blessing =]

  • nandini r yogeesh

    right time .i came across this wonderful ,diagnostic ways of giving back the positive effects to those who have lost hopes . Read this article you leap up in confidence!

  • Wow!!!! You are gifted in putting your thoughts and emotions into words. And then, explaining how so many of us see and feel what is going on inside of ourselves. You are a great blessing of encouragement and light. What takes so many self help writers to explain in copious pages, you pinpointed in a very few paragraphs. I am starting a new business. I now see the face of my discouragement and I am back up and sluggin’.

    Thank you.
    Thank you.
    Thank you.

    •  Thank you Susan.Your response was very inspiring.It is so easy to become distracted and dispirated especially with exposure to some people whome want to keep you down…Derek Morgan London GB

  • Wormy

    Very good article indeed, I’ve been in a bit of a progression slump lately, and since reading it, I’ve decided to refine my goals into a more progressive, less overwhelming process.

    Thanks again.

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  • Peter

    Thank you John. You slapped me in the face with your three points and I will start implementing them right now.

  • ?

    laking in self-motivation, i know i need to focus on a goal and how can i find goal?
    No specific sense of direction,jus goin with the flow.

  • dawn

    thank you.:-)

  • Gaurav Chandra

    your article is really good.
    it will help me for focus and direction

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  • A person gets demotivated when he has lack of confidence.A person should never get demotivated by failures .

  • Carnivall

    I found your article extremely helpful, i’m currently
    feeling highly unconfident and insecure with myself and have no motivation to do anything about it, but i think
    this might give me the boost to succeed and give me the kick up the arse i needed. cheers, much appretiated!!

  • Eugene

    Thanks you for changing my life.
    God Bless you and what ever you’re doing. Thanks

  • msshine

    Hi sir/ madam.
    i would like to appreciate the great job you do to the people. Thanks for your motivation in my life

  • Anil Kumar

    This is anil’
    I wud like to tell you that i have done hotel mgmt,initially i was working with hotel and i switched over to BPO sector bcoz i was offered a good amt of salary.Now the problem is i m finding it difficult as my Boss is very short tempered and even he abuses sometimes also, moreover this sector is totally new to me
    my Boss should understand that i might take some time to know the processes and systems.
    I m very tensed now a days due to this as i dont want to lose this job,I have a family to take care of.
    Under pressure & no support,No body can perform

    Plz give some suggesions


  • I found this article very interesting and motivating. People should take a time everyday to motivate themselves, and that way enjoy life despite all the things that are constantly happening in this world. Read my extract of this article at

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  • steven

    Thanks for your article. It is really useful. My thoughts have change and I believe I will success. Thanks again.:)

  • Juntie

    Wow!!! your article really useful to student like maintain focusing in study is hard and when i read your article, i realize what i should do next…Thank you… ^_^

  • Boat

    Thank you. This article is very helpful for me.

  • I personally believe that there are two forces which motivate us or cause us to act. Inspiration or desperation. Always act out of inspiration and you will experience more joy in your day to day i found some interesting quotes on

  • Chany

    I read your article. I think that you are right about the 3 reasons why we loose motivation. But there are more than those mentionned.While reading it, I was expecting to find a solution for myself. All i did, it just agreeing with your article without finding something for myself.

  • i liked the fact that repeating what i already know will convince my mind with it :)

    • emmauel

      what a timely piece 4 me,what could be better than reading a piece which concides with my motivational talk topic in my local church,’building ur confidence’

  • I’ve been in a bit of a progression slump lately, and since reading it, I’ve decided to refine my goals into a more progressive, less overwhelming process.

  • neo

    i lost my jod a few months back started lossing every thing i had accurred in my life the was a point were i even felt suicidal but i could bring my self to it now i am tryin to get out of this slump i am goin through bt redefinding my goals
    thanks neo

  • arv

    Thanks a million for this article!!!

    And Thank God google displayed your site, when I searched for” self -motivation”, when I was at loss of it…..hving trouble at my project….

  • sher

    I was feeling less efficiency myself.This gave me very good answer and I hope it will direct me to recover back my enthusiasm.

    Thank you very much

  • Sachin

    THanks a lot, I have exams ahead. In last exam i failed. It was first time i failed in any acadamies.

    Hope this article will help me.

    Thank you very much

  • Venky

    Excellent article, I failed in 14 job appointments, out of which 3 were very close. I was just trying to boost my confidence by some article. I found ur article through google, it is infact a very motivating one. I dont know whether I got motivated or not. But I certainly say that my thinking will change after this moment.

    Thank you narayana(the name I call everyone)

  • mostafa

    hello i saw your site at first appointment in 15 dec 2008
    in our daily magazine now i think that im a diffrenet persson you change my opinion i really see my diffrenent in my life if you want to connecting with me and you want i speak about something that i saw in my life during this short time please gmail to me thanks i really thanks to you about your site i siad your address to all my friend
    i hope to send me gmail

  • I would like to share a few of my motivational tips

    1. find real life inspiration — the things can be done by real life person

    2. find a good mentor or leader or create one yourself

    3. Reward – people respond to incentive

    4. Punishment – people respond to negative incentive

    5. competition

    6. Deadline — forces people to act

    7. momentum — like a hand to push u

    8. Success — brings more success

    9. positive revenge… yeah, this is strong!!

    enjoy! :)

    • Somangouda

      Brilliant article, just found this at the right time.

    • Jyo_ka112

      very nice :) even i have been going thourgh some low moments in my life..this article has definately motivated me :))

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  • Chinmoy

    Buddy !!!
    It’s just outstanding article. Thank you very much.
    God Bless !!! Cheers :)

  • maryerline

    Thank you for writing this wonderful blog! It’s great to know others are going through this too…Have been super demotivated for quite some time now but with these tips I know I can start on the road to achieving my goals!

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  • Phil

    Thank you for this John,

    Absolutely excellent article. Time to go save myself.



    • twoM

      thanks to this article my confidenced is boost , i was stsrting to lose faith in everything as am having problems in dealing with my mom’s absence in my life

  • Obedient

    God Bless You, Your article is absolutely needed for me on this day. I have been in a stagnant mode for about two weeks. I felt like I was not motivated and did not have a clue on what I needed to do next. I truly know that I need to stay focused on the things of God and seek Him first. Continue doing what you are doing because it is so wonderful to see so many people being blessed by you.



  • William

    Great article! Unfortunately, these are tough times and people need all of the motivation that they can get. If any of you guys are interested in more inspiring articles and quotes, do yourself a favor and visit Joan Marie Whelan’s BLOG.

  • Bianca

    I’m having some serious motivation isssues. I’ve recently married the most wonderful man, who is giving, outgoing, willing do what it take to better himself and our future. He’s positive about life and that it has to offer. He has the struggles I don’t have, he’s illegal in this country working as a janetor, paying for school to be one day become and Architect, and he does it with such devotion and love. His obstacles are much greater than mine.

    I on the other hand, am a US Citizen, 25, no college education, not motivated, I don’t know what I want, I hate my job. I’m afraid to go back to school. I’m a mess. I don’t know were to start. I feel like I’m the only one who feels this way. I graduated high school in 2001. What have I done since then? I’m so depressed.

    • Haks

      Gr8 job man :) was very inspiring, looking forward to try your “advice” thank you

    • Haks

      Gr8 job man :) was very inspiring, looking forward to try your “advice” thank you

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    • saira

      Yes I agree you with you.I have motivation issues as well and I am at a crossroads in my life. I have never had much confidence in myself so it is amazing that I have got as far as I have. But I now want to go back to school and there are a lot of other things that I wish to achieve.This article has definitely helped

    • saira

      Yes I agree you with you.I have motivation issues as well and I am at a crossroads in my life. I have never had much confidence in myself so it is amazing that I have got as far as I have. But I now want to go back to school and there are a lot of other things that I wish to achieve.This article has definitely helped

    • ilakiya

       don’t worry just don’t lose hope. i m doing my third degree now.So be positive.Don’t think about the time which was gone.Think about future which will bring happiness for you friend be happy and feel just now you are entering into your life don’t compare yourself with your husband.Feel him as your part obviously he is your life-partner only right.Cheer up.God bless you.

    • Guest

      You’re definitely not alone. I constantly cycle back into a lack of motivation… usually when a job, school, or some responsibility ends.

      I was with someone in a similar situation to your husband and I too would compare myself to him seeing all of the advantages I had, but not doing anything worthwhile. We were in love, but I couldn’t figure out what I wanted (if I should marry him) so we floated around in limbo until he was deported. He’s with someone else now.

      I haven’t found a solution yet, but hopefully reading information like this article will help. I definitely believe it must be approached one battle at a time.

    • Lindsey

      I feel this way exactly. I graduated in 2010 and haven’t done anything with my life. I feel stupid for starting a job way late in life (18), having only 2 jobs ever, and for never paying attention in school. I failed out of college in the first semester right after high school. I met my boyfriend last year and have a child this year. I now stay at home with our baby girl while he works his ass off. I feel like i’m not doing anything and staying home all day doing basically nothing while i still don’t know what to do with my life (career-wise) or how i would go about finding out what i want to do with no experience. It really sucks. I feel so unmotivated. Doing the same things everyday and not working making me feel like i’m such a burden. I’ll never get anything accomplished.

      • Winona

        ….Oh My God!! First of all, STOP feeling so bad about yourself!! I chuckled when I read “I feel stupid for starting a job way late in life (18)”…good God, girl, you were only on this earth 18 years and believe it or not, that’s NOT very long; technically, you were still a teenager, being 8 TEEN…secondly, becoming a mother is one of the most important roles in your lifetime you will ever take on; God sent down a little angel for YOU to be in charge of (your daughter), so enjoy her, nurture her, teach her right from wrong, good manners, how to make mud pies, NEVER to touch a hot stove, etc.–it’s your job to shape what kind of adult this little girl will grow up to be. And that’s a very important job in itself. I know, because I never even went to college, at least you were motivated enough to START college, even if you failed out. I never even started. I was a stay-at-home mom, my husband worked his ass off to make ends meet, and believe me, I felt exactly the same as you. And it felt like things were never going to change. But I found out that things DO change, kids get older, routines change. The important thing is DON’T let yourself get into a RUT. I’m 50 years old now, married 30 years, have raised 2 wonderful, talented sons and NOW, looking back, I don’t regret one second of allll the dirty diapers, terrible two’s, and crap that you have to go through when they’re little. So please, don’t feel bad about yourself–having kids IS experience–you become a maid, chauffeur, nanny, teacher, cook

        • Dil

          wonderful advice. Thanks Winona for your enlightened viwe.

      • Desi

        I really feel like you just described my life. Im 21 now, graduated in 2010, went to college straight from high school for maybe a year, didnt feel too smart after not making the good grades, didnt go back. met my boyfriend in the end of 2011 and now we have a daughter that’ll be 1 Sept. 12. He makes his money, i make minimum wage working maybe 10-15 hours a week. I feel like a failure to everyone. i dont do anything but think about the things i would like to do but i have no motivation. How can i be the woman i want my daughter to look up too when i feel like a bum and a burden on everyone around me…. It does suck.

        • Olive

          Try to give yourself more credit for being a mother who is raising a child. That takes time and attention. Like the article says, try being grateful for what you have and what you are good at. Maybe you could try something like pet sitting or baby sitting for one other child in the meantime. I see a lot of ads on Maybe those jobs would allow you to bring your daughter and earn some money as well. Have you thought of making some crafts? You can do that from home and sell them on Well, they’re just my ideas, but be proud to be a mom. Not every parent is there for their child during those early years, and it really matters.

      • AlexM

        Hello; You have computer access. Why not look into some of the many free sites that help folks discover their abilities and interests with an eye to discovering what kind of work might make you happy. Even if you can’t go to school physically, there are lots of online courses available through local school boards, community colleges, universities, etc.. Try one to see if this kind of learning suits you. (Make sure the school is accredited.)

      • Sumati

        Dear Its better to be late then never try for anything.Dont feel that you have not done anything career wise. Looking after home n kids is also a big work but its importance is not realized since v are not paid for it. Try for teaching someone even if its one kid besides ur own. You will earn also n feel ur r doing something product .

    • Ms.Teagle

      Dear Bianca, In order to be motivated their must be a focus point. As women we sometimes have too much on our mind.What really tends to discourage us is to watch others around us be focused and succeed.Naturally we want the best out of ourselves and that will happen,baby steps and patience are required write a list of things you can do now,Even if it seems small,make a small list such as watching your weight, daily exercise,or reading a book.It is imperative that you realize that we must all crawl before we walk.Its nice that your husband is goal oriented and I realize that you two are now one,just bare in mind that your skills and career abilities will be different and thats okay because you have different ideas to bring to the table every now and then.I recommend that you continue working and add a trade under your belt around your work schedule, Well wishes

    • stan

      Dear Bianca,
      My message is coming 5 years later, but it’s really never to late. At 30, you are not too old to create a new life. It takes some work to evaluate yourself, your desires, your strengths and weaknesses, your talents and skills. we all have them. We just have to find them within ourselves by examining ourselves, our thoughts, wishes and dreams. Sit down with your husband . He has the right ideas. Have him help you find what is meaningful in your like; what you believe in, and pursue those interests and dreams that you love. It’s within you Bianca. Just enjoy the journey anf look for them. You will find your path if you just look for them. Make a list of what makes you happy. You will find it. You have a wonderful husband. Have him and others give you strength and courage to find your dreams. You will, if you only look for it.

    • jane de vries

      Gosh Bianca
      Looking at this post 6 years old, but my heart goes out. I would say from experience, to find a good therapist first, that knows family of origin issues. Lots of non profits have great interns. You may be bottled up with old tapes and past hurts turnwd traumas, weighing you down. Prayer to God is productive. No man is an island. Blessings for you!

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  • Hi…!!
    Excellent Article…!!
    I gained motivation from your article…!!
    Thank you and keep writing the articles…!!

  • raj

    it is a good article. It analyses the problem of having motivation all the time. It keeps one on guard as to how to keep away the motivation killers and helps one get going. A great job done

  • tia

    thanks4 the articles,it does help me_whalah!!

  • Sai

    thanks, an excellent guide

  • nathen

    Great article on how to motivate. It is very easy to get distracted. I read a good article in addition to this one about motivating at

  • Tony Rowe

    Thank you so much for this! I’m a young adult working from home. I’m only 19. My town is full of people hooked on crystal meth and there are no good jobs. I struggle because it is hard to work from home for me because of the lack of interaction with people. I want to find somewhere to work outside of the home with this same job but I have to be in a quiet area. It is just frustrating with the lack of other jobs. Once again thanks for you article!

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  • Sophie

    thank you for writing this article. The example of procrastination you used was really good. i was able to visualize myself in a similar situation whic I didnt realise I was doing! your comments helped me to move on and actually start succeeding in my job and day to day stuff! thank you so so so much


  • Jamie

    Fantastic article, just what I needed to refresh my mind. Thanks a bunch!!

  • shirleyP

    I pulled this info because of the counseling I do everyday with people that are unemployed or underemployed. Being in the Staffing Industry has really been hard in this economy. So many people are hurting and families too that is is hard to keep a positive attitude when everwhere you hear “we are not hiring”.

    I have been in the Employment/Staffing industry for more that 25 years and this is the hardest I have seen the employment field. We are seeing a little upturn but nothing to get excited about.

    Hopefully there won’t be too much family suffering before the economy turns around.

    I will be using some of your material at a group of challenged adults that are having a very bad time. So I am going to use my encouragement skills hopeing that will help. thanks

  • John

    So, you watched ‘The Secret’ and then regurgitated the information as ‘How To Motivate Yourself’….

  • Self motivation is the ability to motivate yourself. But, many of us find ourselves in motivational slumps that we have to work to get out of. A good way to be continuously self-motivated is to implement “Right Attitude”. There’s is nothing more powerful for self-motivation than the right attitude. You can’t choose or control your circumstance, but can choose your attitude towards your circumstances.- Max

  • Wow this article was very empowering and help me relize that im not the only one who isnt self movativate ill keep these things in mind in the future thanks.

  • Homers

    This is a really great article. It allows me to get to know more about my own problems. More importantly, it tells me how to get out of the trouble. Thanks!

  • Adan

    Excellent post, just perfect timing as I needed it, it helps to organise thoughts, Thanks a lot 😉

  • Tyr1358

    Wow, this was exactly what I needed. Very informative, also very coherent to my natural experiences.

  • akash kalwani

    Marvellous article,it rejuvinates my mind.whenever i feel low i read it…..Thanks

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  • erwin

    hi, a million thanks for the article..
    it helped me a lot..

  • RichT

    Love it! Well put.

  • patel

    i read it just now and i m feeling good and i know this will work definitely , i m very gratefull to this artical, i was really just needed this one as i was going with un awarenes of these even i knew these ones already………..thanks alot

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  • karthik

    This is really a very good article and timely helpful for me to regain my confidence. Thanks for the author.

  • Deepa

    that’s really motivating…

  • ken

    any reference on your article ?

  • Prem Valluru

    Very Good Article, I like the line from the artlcle ….

    “The more negatively you think, the more examples your mind will discover to confirm that belief. When you truly believe that you deserve success, your mind will generate ways to achieve it.”

  • Or some of us just unfortunately suffer from ADD! :)

  • Neeraj

    Its a very good article I like it and its help me to get motivate.
    Now i have a goal which i have to acheive any how with
    day to day planing.
    I Joined RMP Business and its help me to fulfill my dreams.

  • Mark

    Exams are in less then a week and still am unable to get motivated!

    My plan is go to school and get motivated there! =P

    D= sucks

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  • I am that I am

    This is just what I needed to hear. Thank you. 😀

  • Phil

    I never thought about the things you mentioned, but I now see that I in fact do come up with excuses and am afraid of the future. With your brilliant article though I’m wiling to try and work my way up! Thank you very much I really appreciate it.

  • FooBEE

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  • Thanks for the great website.
    As a sufferer of a lack of motivation for many years I am very interested in this subject and have found some of your advice really helpful.

  • Very nice article, I energy is back to normal after reading your article. Well written article. Keep the good work !

  • Rohan

    sir ,
    this was realy a great piece of healing thoughts problems really matches with my current condition.
    I will surely try all these methods and thanks a lot in advance

  • Alkey from Kazakhstan

    I figured out that we should write day-by-day plan in order to achieve our goals.

    Thanks for a such motivating article….

  • Selva

    I got this article at the right time…answering all my doubts and motivates me to get back to the track..thanks a lot having this article on website when i realllly needed.

  • Jordan Alexander

    this is completely true. thank you for all the tips .ive been stuck in this rut and these tips for getting myself out of it are worth there weight in gold .=D

  • Excellent advice here, as a personnel recruiter for a staffing agency the people who get placed more easily are those with a positive focused outlook.

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  • very motivative article

  • Scott

    I found this article to be incredibly enlightening, thank you

  • Jen

    This is a great article! It is both inspiring and practical. Thanks!

  • shailender

    thanks john it will definetly help me to motivate my self thanks

  • Midun

    Really an awesome article….

  • Craig

    What can I say that others have not said, except “THANKS”! This was much needed!

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  • Mia

    Thanks alot, this article is really helpful!

  • Kedesha

    I found the information very helpful and I am motivated to take actions to control my life again. Thanks, keep writing.

  • Sasha

    As someone living with an incurable disease, (Lupus) that causes much pain, and prevents me from going out in the sun, among other unpleasant and dangerous symptoms… and prevents me from living a life I want… I find this article confirms my personal experiences.

    People measure their success differently. If I can force myself to go downstairs under my own power and eat, its a good day.

    Thank you for the article, I will start to cherish what I can do, rather then dwell on what I am unable to do for a temporary period of time.

    <3's Sasha

  • mario

    10q so so much it’s wonderful

  • ramtin

    hi john
    your article was great I’m gonna use your tips
    thank you

  • Jared

    thank you. this is a great article. i feel better having read it.

  • Sekkappan

    Brilliant article. When I have been successful I seem to have been doing all the Dos and now I am doing most of the donts. I trust the contents of the article and hopefully follow it to get out of this dull period

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  • Errol

    Nice article, it really makes me think when I’m not feeling motivated. Thanks

  • Sakthi

    Thanks, you made me realize what to do and what not to…

  • Hi John,
    nicely written article! I came across it while researching one of my own. I think anxiety and fear have stopped most people from achieving what they are truly capable of. A large long term goal that you are passionate about is absolutely essential in life and an awareness of your limiting beliefs when things are not going well is just as important. Thank you for the article.

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  • wasim

    Amazing article … I’ve read many others but this one is just amazing …. thanks!

  • Awesome, haven’t felt this good in a while.

    Thank you sooooooooooooooooo much =)

  • Angela Firkins

    I have found reading your article very helpful and uplifting. It summarised the position I find myself in and confirms my thinking on how to pull myself out of it. Thank you.

  • Shashank

    great article……..
    well said….

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  • Maniraj

    Really a nice article .. It helps to me regain my confidence..Thanks to you….

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  • iqra

    hummmmmm!!! good work, keep it up :)
    n i want to give a suggestion towards it.That when you are sad talk yo the person you love a mother,father,sister and brother. it always helps. Because these people never think wrong for u.

  • Hi I just read your article. Will try it and let you know. Thanks hope this is what i need. peace.

  • sriman

    Hi great thoughts to makeover one’s life I feel sad that I get it very late as I was not aware of such things. Thanks for posting such an idea which always disappears from eye and mind….

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  • Anirudh

    That was great.Some of those comments looked tailor made for me.Thank you guys very much.

  • The Hawker

    Many thanks for the article, im starting my own business and have had so many set backs, i was starting to think i was going mad but have just realised how much i have achieved and can now see the light at the end of the tunnel. Great article and great Monday morning charge up. Thanks.

  • Incredible Article! I am in firm support of the fact that negativity stops creation and that once you affirm to yourself anything, over and over with emotion, your mind works to validate the information as being true, even it is isn’t real. The information to motivate yourself is not necessarily taught to people growing up, so it is important and great that websites like this exist!

  • Thanks for your helpful tips on self motivation. I think I will benefit from your article. I am doing business of oil paintings now. I hope I can explore the market more quickly. So, I need to motivate myself well. I will do with my all-out effort to create a beautiful future and enjoy each process of life itself. Thank you again for sharing your idea.

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  • lucky

    hey i have gone through the same and whatsoever you have said is expicitly holds true.
    I was lacking all these three listed here and then finally came out just the same way.

  • Tuan

    Thank you for your great article. That really helps me.

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  • Thank’s for your wonderful advice great that I found this.

    • sienna nzama

      thank you so much for the most encouraging article, when i was told that i lacked confidence it blew me into this emotional whirlpool that i almsot broke down in tears!! but after reading your article, you have gave me hope an courage to be confident again, thank you and God Bless!!

      • Cnikitah

        i also breakdown in tears…. i keep praying to god… plus this article helps me a lot….refresh my life…..

  • Andy

    this is a great way of expressing your feelings, great article and i am glad i have found this. I hope this helps me for my future. Sometimes you feel like you’re the only one that is feeling so pessimistic and incapable of doing what you want to do because something is holding you back. Great forum too. cheers guys

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  • Jang

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  • pritesh

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  • james

    I’ve been through a massive slump since I left college last year. I have struggled to find a job, I’m feeling neglected by my friends and family, I have no-one to talk to about my feelings and I feel extremely lonely. I have felt absolutely terrible in the last few months, I suddenly gained a bit of confidence but then I had a few knocks which set me back. Emotionly I feel as if I’m at the worst point in my life. So what I’m gonna is read this article a few times and other articles and hopefully feel fantastic by the end of this month.

    Thank you for posting

  • Gregory

    You have no personality, we make ourselves up as we go along, the choices we make for our thinking either motivate us or they don’t. Your attention grows your thoughts, stop growing bad fruit.

    1. Create a Vision. Create a vision of who you want to be and then live into that picture as if it were already true.
    2. Tell a true lie. If it’s hard for you to imagine the potential in yourself, you might want to start by beginning to express it as a fantasy. Think up some stories of who you would like to be. Without a picture of a higher self you cannot live into that self.
    3. Leave your comfort zone. Every challenge we face creates a more skilful self, so its up to you to constantly look for challenges to motivate yourself and its also up to you to notice when you are buried alive in a comfort zone, then break free and fly away.
    4. Find your key. The great master key to riches is nothing more or less than the self discipline necessary to help you take full and complete possession of your own mind. Remember it is profoundly significant that the only thing that you have complete is your own mental attitude.
    5. Plan your work. There is 1 unbeatable rule for the mastery of sorrows and disappointment and that’s the transmutation of those emotional frustration through definitely planned work, it’s a rule that has no equal. Once you get the picture of who you want to be, definitely planned work is the path to self motivation. Definitely planned work contains the energy of purpose.
    6. Move your goal post. Most people are surprised to know that their goals are to small and to vague and therefore have no power. Your major goal will not be reached if it fails to excite your imagination. What really increase motivation is the setting of a large and specific power goal. A power goal is a dream that drives you. People that have created power goals are living on purpose. How can you tell if you have a big enough power goal, simple observe the effect that your goal has on you, its not what a goal is, its what a goal does.
    7. Dribble with your other hand. Its just the simple formation of a habit, thinking is like bouncing a ball, you can think pessimistically and build that side up of you, its just a matter of repeating the bouncers or you can think optimistically and build that side up , the overall pattern won’t change after a few positive bouncers but you do change one thought at a time.
    8. Play your Character. How you act is who you become. By doing the character we want to be, we can become, who we act like we are.
    9. Don’t just do something, sit there. For along time, be with yourself, observer insights start to appear. Observe your relationship with yourself is start to get better. Sitting in silence allows your true dream in life to take shape and clarity. You are either living your dream or someone else’s.
    10. Use the right Chemicals. Get into those energizing chemicals already in you system, that get activated when you laugh, or sing or dance or run. When you are having fun your body chemistry changes and you get new surges of motivation and energy, don’t keep try to go out search for something that is fun, its not out there anywhere it’s in yourself. If you can’t immediately see the fun in something, find a way to create it. Once you have made a job fun, yon have solved the problem of self motivation.
    11. Leave high school. Before high school we were creative dreamers, but in high school we began fear what others were think of us. Our mission in life became not to be embarrassed. We were afraid to look bad so we made it a point not to risks, most people end up design their life’s around what other people might be thinking of them, but we can leave that habit behind. Why should the way I feel depend on the thoughts in someone else’s head.
    12. Loose face. You can create a self that does not care that much what people think.
    13. Sing without feeling. Become a performer, act like you already feel like you want to feel.
    14. Kill you television. Witch side of the glass do you want to be on.
    15. Read your self a story. Because you can remember something you read out loud for longer.
    16. Get on your death bed. Many of us think our game has no end, we plan to do great things someday when we feel like it. Confronting our on death does not have to wait till we run out of life. Being able to vividly image our own death creates a paradoxical sensation, the feeling of being born again and that is the first step of self motivation.
    17. Be Lazy to begin with. There is no job that couldn’t be handled if you will to break it down into small pieces. Its not important about how fast you are doing it, what is important is that you are doing it. Thinking about starting slowly is easy, and doing it slowly allows you to start doing it and therefore it gets finished.
    18. Leave your friends. Cynic’s do not create, everyone knows that enthusiasm for life is contagious, and being in a conversion with a optimist opens us up to see more and more of life possibilities.
    19. Plan your game. Let the game respond to you and not the other way round.
    20. Find your inner Einstein. Next time you see a picture of Albert Einstein, realise that, that is actually you, every human has the capacity for genius. To experience Einstein’s level of thinking all you have to do is to commit to using your imagination. Grown up people utilise their imagination for one thing only, worrying, all their energy for visualisation is channelled into colourful pictures of what could go wrong. Worry is a misuse of the imagination. The human imagination was designed for better things.
    21. Feel good first. Most people think they will feel good once they reach some goal, they think happiness is out there some where, but the problem with putting off feeling good about yourself when you reach some goal is that it might never happen. By linking happiness to something you don’t have yet you are denying yourself the power to create it for yourself in the moment. Your Happiness is your birth right, it shouldn’t depend on you achieving something. Start by claiming it and using it to make your journey fun all the way.
    22. Run toward your fear. The world best kept secret is that on the other side of your fear is there is something safe beneficial waiting for you, if you work through even a small fear you will increase the confidence you have in your ability to create your life. Fear kill’s more people than death. The rush you get from running through the waterfall of fear, is the most energising feeling in the world. If you are ever in an unmotivated mood, find something you fear and do it, and watch what happens.
    23. Just be unexpected. Most people don’t see themselves as being creative but we all are. Creativity has everything to do with simply being unexpected. So if you will to except that you are creative you can begin to cultivate that side of your self, you can start coming up with all kinds of unexpected solutions to the challenges that life throws at you.
    24. Create your relationships. We are each of us Angles with only one wing so we can only fly embracing one and other. We can’t create our truest selves without creating relationships in the process.
    25. Be where you are. Most of us don’t focus, we are always trying to think of to many things at once. Focus on what you want and it will come into your life. Focus on being a happy and motivate person and that who you will be.
    26. Act Like a Hero. Without hero’s we are all plain people, Heroes show us what is possible for a human being to accomplish.
    27. Except your will power. Everyone has will power. The first step into developing your will power is to except its existence, the second step is to know that your will power is like a muscle in your arm is yours to develop, you are in charge of making it strong or letting it become weak. Make a promise to yourself to be clear and truthful about your own will power.
    28. Say no to yourself. When you are self disciplined, you have simple decided about matters of the will, to become your own disciple. Once you make that decision you start to see yourself as a stronger person, you gain self respect.
    29. Make new word connections. To weight lifters, failure is success, unless they lift a weight to a point of failure their muscles aren’t growing. So they have programmed themselves to use the word failure in a positive sense. Language Leads to Power so be conscious of the creative potential of all the language you use and the guide that language in the direction of more personal power.
    30. Deprogram yourself. Start by altering how you listen to the media, program/filter out all the negative, cynical and sceptical thoughts that you allowed to flow into your mind unchecked. Once you get good at factoring out all the negative aspects of the media, take a step further make it your own news, be your own breaking story.
    31. Open the present. Practise being awake in the present moment, make the most of your awareness in this moment, don’t live in the past unless you like guilt, don’t live in the future unless you like fear, just stay focused on today and watch what happens to your motivation.
    32. Serve and grow rich. You can motivate yourself by increasing the flow of money into your life. Our first duty in life is not to be poor and the road to not being poor always travels through you professional relationships. The more your serve those relationships, the more productive you become and the more money you will make.
    33. Imitate Colombo. In your professional life, what ever it is, always be curious. When you meet someone think of yourself as a bumbling but friendly type of detective like Colombo was. Ask questions in your relationships, by doing this your are already creating the relationship and you are already self motivated you don’t have to for the other person to make it happen.
    34. Give away some power. Motivate yourself by giving someone else the idea’s necessary for self motivation. You can have any experience in life simple by giving that experience to someone else, instant Karma, if you want to be motivated shift you inspiration to someone else, point out their strengths, offer encouragement and support, watch what it does for you.
    35. Talk to yourself. Thinking is the soul talking to itself, there is no one better to talk to then yourself. If you really want to get things worked out, no other person has as much information about your problems, skills and capabilities. Get your Creative thinking going each morning buy asking yourself two question every morning, what’s good in my life, and two, what is there still to be done. Because thought always proceeds action, talking to yourself is a proven way to get motivated.

    • joanne

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    • SlavicAlma

      You’ve just called out my repressed subconscious mind. This are great points.

  • Thank you for your good article. I will apply the knowledge in life.

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  • Ipa

    Hello hello,

    I read through your article and it had very relevant thoughts about how to motivate yourself.

    I recently started working in a bank and my job is rather complicated. Everytime I start a new job I get super stressed before I actually know what I am supposed to do. In the past years I’ve only been doing jobs that require only couple days of exercise after which I almost handle it perfectly. Still, I have this annoying feeling in the back of my head.

    In my current job it is impossible to learn all the necessary details and actions quickly and become an “expert”. Even though I know that is is going to take quite a lot of time for everyone, I can’t help thinking that I am some sort of a failure. I don’t know what is the problem with me. I’ve been trying to figure this out a long time by reading blogs and other articles about self confidence and motivation but without an answer.

    • NSt

      Hi Ipa,

      You’re not alone on that boat. Many people tend to develop a negative view of themselves and lack confidence in their ability to accomplish something. What you should know is that your view of yourself can change dramatically towards the positive with the right help.

      If you feel that you’ve explored all options you know of, I would suggest talking to a counsellor or professional about it. The reason is that these professionals are trained to help you uncover the real reason that you tend to view yourself this way, and they can help you break free of that habit in all areas of your life.

      Like all things in life though, you have to make that choice to seek that help. The decision is yours.

      All the best to you!


  • Kin Shu

    Good article! Thanks!

  • balaji

    hai thanks thats all i can say now let me infrom

    when i reached my goal and touch the feet of sucess

  • I have been feeling really down latterly, my life has no direction and I suffer from really bad anxiety, it takes over my life. Doing the things you have advised, has helped more than any doctor or tablet can help. You have helped me put my life into perspective and focus on what is important and I thank you for that, you clearly have a talent.

  • low self esteem is one factor why alot of us are so demotivated. self believe and self worth majority of us lack… i have learnt never to cooperate when someone tells me it cant be done.. to agree to accept someones opinion of you is to co-operate to one can give u hope if u can’t first give urself the hope

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  • same here :
    i have learnt never to cooperate when someone tells me it cant be done

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  • nada

    honestly,I feel so good when read this article and I found these steps effective to star with cause sometimes i feel that I’m lost and the best way is guiding my self by these steps.thanks a lot and keep shining

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  • Domonic Ramos

    I’m so happy that I found this article. I’ve lost all my motivation, confidence, and determination, but when I read this entire article, it put a huge smile on my face and made me remember the good things life has to offer and how the Human brain can work like a double-edged sword. I thank you for this article, you have my undying respect. You restored my soul! Thank you!

  • sara

    so timely, i was just being swallowed in a quagmire of selp pity and self loathing


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  • Hope

    Thanks, I really needed to be pulled back up out of my slump:), great advice.

  • Thank you for the ideas. It’s valuable when we can move beyond the occasional burst of excitement to sustained interest and energy. I’ve found it helpful to try as much as possible to focus on things I love doing. That way I have something to look forward to and that I enjoy working on.

  • Wow such a wonderful article to motivation… great work. I will definitely take notes to this … thanks

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  • Anonymous

    I’ve just recently posted something similar but yours is very constructive and precised. Great work on this article

    How to Motivate Yourself

  • these are not just articles, these are the ways following which one can change his life, his career. these are the ways leading us toward psositivity and self improvement.thanks for your articles

  • Paul

    Thanks for this information. I work from home online and have really been struggling lately, this helped tremendously.

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  • naveen

    it was good to read and in a way has recharged me. thanks

  • moreen

    i really like this article, i am sure will help me to move to more successfullife.
    god bless

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  • Sonika

    Thank you!

  • Brad

    Awesome article! Thank you so much for posting it, I will try!

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  • john

    I really enjoyed reading your article. I’m a teen and it really helps me a lot. Thank you or sharing this….

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  • michael

    First of all, I want to thank you for a nice article. I feel very depressed for a few of weeks. I should say it has been two months since I stop smoking. I am not sure it exactly relates to quit smoking but my loss of self confidence is being worse and worse in the past weeks. I have no courage and motivation to have a thing done. I may sit there for hours or a whole day to read email, sufing web such as NBA or celebrity peoples etc. I am clear about my future goal but just lack of motivation in doing so. To make things worse I even have an fear of the current job securities although I work for this position for 6 years. It is becuase of losing self confidence that I am used to procrastinate the current job tasks till the next day and next day. This fear is worsen after I do it but I could not motivate myself doing it.


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  • vishwanth

    Hi Sir,
    Thanks for to this nice, marvelous article. Last seven months ago sumthing happend wrong with me and I had gone through dipression. I had lost my self confidence. I had thought I would never came out through this stage.But with support of my wife priyanka & my son devendra i had changed the situation.So I know the vaue of self confidence.
    Your article is realy energetic & giving power to those people who lost their confidence & self respect.
    thanks again ” keep it up sir”.

  • Nageshwarrao k

    very good article… really it motivate me… i was completely in mental pressure thinking about some thing, i know that i will not get that.. due to this i was not able to concentrating on my job..i lost my concentration on every thing what i am doing…
    After reading this article i am started thinking positively…Thanks a lot..

  • Toby

    where did you learn these things? I feel as if I wasn’t paying attention to my mentor/parent/teacher when they were explicitly telling me that this is how it’s done.

  • Ahmad

    Very Nice article. Concise and to the point. Thanks for sharing.

  • This article is very helpful for those who lacks self-motivation and self-confidence, absolutely including me. You really write amazing article like this and you really help a lot of people by doing this! Great article!

  • I’ve been trying to figure this out a long time by reading blogs and other articles about self confidence and motivation but without an answer.

  • ovo madusor

    Thanks for the article. I have been having a low motivation and my final exams are close by. (ovo madusor)

  • clarence

    john you’re excellent! thanks for the article it really changed my perception in life. bravo!!

  • Very nice article. I find one thing about confidence is that if you don’t have it, just pretend like you do. Eventually the results will show and you’ll start to have that confidence for real.

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  • subhash

    nice article share this type of articles so that it might help so many students who r in enormous amount of pressure these days

  • madusor rukevwe

    thanks 4 d article,my m.b exam is close by n my study drive is depreciating,but wit dis article,i now know what it means never 2 give up. Thanks alot, i really appreciate..

  • madusor rukevwe

    never seen an article like dis.thanks ,its realy educating.

  • ann

    thanks i was touch by what this had to say.thanks

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  • JUUUUUU SUUUUUCKKKK! that is all.

  • luda

    very helpful indeed…

  • It´s amazing and very helpful.

    Es excelente este post, es tan certero en sus aseveraciones y tan directo, tan valioso en este momento en que necesitaba una guía para evitar la procrastinación que me ataca justo ahora.

    También es increible la permanencia y la validéz de su contenido aún 3 años después de ser editado, creo que deberían re-publicarlo actualmente, para las personas que como yo leen su blog a través del google reader y sólo vemos las entradas actuales podamos leerlo, o también podría ser crear una sección de “Editor picks” sobre post antiguos pero que sean muy buenos.

    Excelente blog, felicitaciones!

  • Christian

    Wow this was awesome never left a comment so everyone can read it but i was very moved and had to write something. Very good info it helped me for my research paper in doing on Motivation and the Brain activity.

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  • Justin

    Thank you.

  • Strafe

    30 years of crappy luck on all the 6 jobs that I had. Its quite rare for me to be moved by these kinds of articles, maybe its how the author delivered it. It is very helpful and muuch appreciated thanks a lot. . .

  • boimah

    Thank you for this extrodinary article. There are many interesting ideas in it and it is very logical.

  • Great article and some really practical ideas. I think that setting goals are of great importance. Success depends on them and they are excellent for gauging progress, or lack thereof.

  • anil

    thanks to you, you help me gain my confidence and motivate again myself. thank so much! thanks for sharing this article to us. god bless

  • honey

    thanks for the great article………..surely it will help lots of people like me

  • jackie

    This has come to me at a very down time in my job hunting. I have just received my latest “NO” from my last interview. Very crushing, I would have really liked that job. But I have made my action plan and it is onward and upward as it goes.
    thank you very much. this reinforces how i am feeling now, good, no longer down.

    well done. thanks for thinking of us.

  • Zu

    It is amazing that everything you said should be common sense, but sometimes you need someone else to tell you these things for them to register. Thank you very much, reading this article has made me feel instantly better and I am now going to get going and change my life.

    Thanks and God bless.

  • David

    I love the 3 big ideas. Much easier to understand compare to other How To Get Motivation articles. Thank you very much.

  • rizlali

    i read d article nd feel much better….
    tomm i hv a presentation in my coll….i usually feel confident while speaking to a teacher or ne1…bt whn it cums to speaking to mny ppl alone…dat fear cums to me….everythn will go right bt whn d actual tym cums for speaking in frnt of dem it just doesnt go d way it should….i really dun understand y??… :(
    thanqq for this article….i’ll try to follow it…

  • Wayne

    Great article. Thanks! Was losing focus and direction before I stump opon this. Now I shall find ways to focus and boost my confidence!

  • shekharkeloniya

    it is very nice.definitly it will help me thanks sir

  • ralphdean

    hey thanks it really help me..

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  • swati

    nice article thanks for sharing plz send this

  • Rohit Talwar

    I had lost direction and focus and after 20 years of wrong jobs I decided to concentrate on my strengths rather than my weaknesses.
    Now I have a time bound action plan.

  • sir
    i really thank full you about the information in simple way . i is understand by every one i am gradually helping through tips u show on online

  • kkkk

    nice article

  • deny

    Thanks a lot. It helped a lot!

  • jon from new-zealand

    Im saving this to my favourites. i think its awesome, always looking for motivational uplifting people/articles/movies etc when im a bit down. Cheers

  • Lack of confidence, focus, and direction are exactly what can throw into a downward spiral motivation-wise. I would also offer lack of perceived accomplishment. Along the same lines of lack of direction I suppose but if one isn’t achieving small signs that they are moving in a profitable direction than they may lose their inspiration altogether or become overwhelmed with achieving their main or larger goals. Having small, easily obtainable, goals is just as much important.

  • Spiritual Healing

    May G-d Bless you. You have been a great inspiration to me and I pray you continue to be to others. Stay beautiful! <3

  • Great article.Well written as well as it also gave a list of procedures to be followed in order to improve oneself. With other articles, I feel good while reading them, however when I’m done reading I find out that I have not actually learned anything. I just felt that way because I could relate to what was written. However, this article really pin-pointed every details and its solutions seem to be applicable and manageable. Well done!

  • its was jz wow..!! thnx..uve helped me in sayin de speech on self motivation..!! wish i cud meet u n say thnx..!! :):)

  • francis

    thanks for this great write up. iv never seen any thing so brief and yet so motivational. i was almost cracking up mentally until i read this.

  • Gary glitter

    Super article. I’m going to glitz up my life and move to Thailand.

  • Uni Guy

    Hi, i am at university and finding it really hard to keep up with the amount of work i have been given. WIth these simple yet effective steps i hope to keep on top of the work at keep going! cheerz!

  • thanks for this site. hope to meet people with ambitious aims
    with this simple but great stuff here we can

  • Abe

    I’ve been struggling with the paradox of self-motivation for my whole life, and you were able to logically define a method of breaking my procrastination, thank you. The article was instantly helpful to me.

  • Thank you so much ……

  • nice post! this is really helpful especially in those people struggling in life, hope you continue this to help others (including me) thanks for the post!

  • TJ

    Thanks for the article… For someone who suffers from depression and lack of motivation, your article is short, to the point, and well articulated (something I can grasp). It has the potential to change my life… now all I need to do is get motivated to put these 3 concepts into practise. :)

  • Mounir Mohamed

    I must thank you for this terrific article, Really helped me a lot.

  • ryan

    i must thank you too.. my understanding of why I’ve been so depressed and unmotivated and i shall use these steps until the day i die..

  • kayla

    isn’t it ironic how at first i didn’t even have the motivation to do this?

    lol but seriously thank you so much this really did help.

  • This is a really really excellent article.
    I, for so long, have suffered with feeling like I just don’t want to do anything.
    I felt depressed, worn out, and super unsuccessful. Feeling these ways just made me even more unmotivated. It’s a vicious cycle.
    I recently wrote a post about laziness and motivation, and ways to move forward.
    If you’re interested, check it out.

    Thanks for the fantastic article!

  • Nice comprehensive guide. I agree on the lack of direction as the reason we lose motivation

  • Bhagya

    It is very much informative

  • jay

    Great articles! I have been depressed and unmotivated! I’m looking to move forward this coming year!

  • Erwin

    Thank you so much for the article.. it helped me a lot.. keep posting.. God bless!

  • vinod

    i was suffering from d above speed bumps which stops my positive energy…thank u:)

  • Michael

    Hey thank you for this awsome article! I really felt down and find life not worth living as I have felt unmotivated this past few days. You have read my actions and feelings like a book! and it is nice that you understand my situation and have simple yet amazing solutions to minimize the stress in my life, so thank you.

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  • Shailja

    nice brings out from depression
    big thanks fr this article

  • Shailja

    nice brings out from depression, keep oneself energetic, creative, active as well as dedicated toward his work…
    big thanks fr this article

  • Tanya

    I’ve been having the exact problems that you’ve mentioned above. I was really depressed and had no idea what I wanted to do in my life. Instead of searching about motivation, I searched for ways to deal with depression, which didn’t really help. But this article helped ALOT! I feel so much better and much more confident after reading this article.

    Thank you so much! you have no idea how this changed my life :)

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  • merhawit

    thanks for everything

  • K.Nandakumar

    Good for everyone. Keep it up.

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  • raz

    this is really cool…

  • Lorraine

    When I enter my email to get the free motivation information it says I need to enter values. I don’t know what that is. Please advise. Thank you!

  • Bran

    The only piece you don’t describe well enough for me is how to generate a plan……it sounds easy to tell someone go back to school but what if they already have 30,000 in debt costing 200 a month? Do you go back and get another 30,000 in debt and get a graduate degree that doesn’t give you enough earnings power to pay back 400 a month in debt?

  • Anthony Nti Anokye

    I glad I visited this site, I have seen the antidote to reawakening myself from my deep sleep of relaxation.

  • judith osborne

    I am finding it really difficult to focus and motivate my self to complete my degree, I am in the final year. what shal I do I have been experiencing this problem for a long time now

  • Chad Scott

    Speaking of being motivated … this just really opened my eyes.

  • Hi Erin,

    Great motivational article. You really broke down some key points for me.


  • varshini

    i was reading this articles of “pick the brain”,,just within 10 minutes..i noticed a drastic change in my thoughts….these articles are really helpful for youngsters like us!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11

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  • weldan

    great job! inspired many people…. keep it up.

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  • It is i nice guide on how to motivate oneself.. And i agree that we have the right direction to follow. Jusr like regonizing your progress helps too.

  • Ayman

    can’t be missed

  • very nice

  • very motivating post:)

  • sukumar k

    thank you for your’s help.



  • Confidence, focus, & direction are incredibly important! Gain control over them, and move forward! Nice article!

  • bob

    So, um, i couldn’t make it through the article. just wasn’t motivated enough.

    use a better title next time

    and, euthanasia

  • Sanjay Jaiswal

    Inspirational thoughts are always encouraging when no one is there actually with you to share your feeling.

  • Dhruv

    Thanx for such a terrific article…while i was reading it i experienced a change in my thoughts….Thnxxxxxxxxxx a lott……

  • E&I

    Awesome, it helped me!!!

  • howard

    I need the change now, for my sake and my family’s. I have nothing to loose and lots to gain. thankyou

  • austin barrett

    thanks i hope this helps me

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  • Kristian M. Mamaril

    i’ll share this to my friends.. I must have forgotten the way I have motivated myself before; but hey, thank you so much… this is the first article that appeared on my bing search.. i did not even hesitate to read other articles. ^^,)

  • ray

    I was laying in bed thinking about masturbating but i couldnt gain a great enough erection but after reading this i had the best wank of my life because i really focused in on the things i needed periodically Good porn, backround music, lit candles and some better lube. Amen to your article

  • cameron

    Hi all im 20 and just under a month from turning 21. Im alredy married to my beautiful and lovly wife who puts up with all my crap. I don’t know what to do in life I dont know what I want to be or how to get there. I don’t know how to drive myself forward and be sucessful. The idea or failing at school scares me to no end and I just want a better life for me and her. Our marriage is rocky due to my lack of self motivation.. I have no drive to do anything. I work a 8-5 kinda job for just minimum wage I have done nothing to start on a education besides a very minimal amount of studying. Anytime somone says what they are going to school for I think oh well that sounds great. But I don’t know if its what i want to do. I always think what everyone else is doing is a great path. I can’t seem to come up with my own.

    any suggestions please email me at

    God bless…

  • Thanks for that pick me up — just started my blog and I have been terribly unmotivated from doing regular, daily blogging. After reading your article… I think I was suffering from #3 (Lack of Direction).

    Great point on that one — stating that we should do 2 tasks (1 being a smaller) and using it as momentum in getting one step closer to that ultimate goal. -Daniel Wiafe

  • rois

    For Cameron: Don’t stop working. Dream BIG dreams. Read “Wishcraft” by Barbara Sher.

  • These lines were priceless “…because I’m focusing entirely on what I want and neglecting what I already have. When you only think about what you want, your mind creates explanations for why you aren’t getting it. This creates negative thoughts. Past failures, bad breaks, and personal weaknesses dominate your mind..this significant shift will make a significant impact on achieving my outcomes…thanks,Art

  • Swap

    Thanks a lot for writing this article. It really is helpful to motivate oneself. Unlike many other articles about self-motivation that i have read in the past, this one actually strikes a chord and makes me want to go for my dreams.

    Wishing you immense success in your blogging (and all else) endeavors,

    Much respect and thankfulness,

  • Baby

    Tnx a lot for this article..
    this article helps me to do my project :)

  • Baby

    it helps many people to motivate our self :) tnxtnx Lol mwuah

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  • You have shared good point on motivation, according to Norman Vincent Peale “People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.”

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  • iqbal

    hello friends,
    i want to share something with you because there s no-one who can tell me the required answer.i am feeling very bad to tell you that my confidence has been decreasing day by day.i am feeling myself very weak.
    today my teacher ask me questions but i could not tell her anything.
    i am too much emotional person ,i can’t debate with any one.during debate i becomes emotional and my face becomes friends says that my heart is weak,and i do not have any confidence but knowledge.
    i want to be the more confident and want to walk with this world.
    pease tell me some tips so that i can be more can send me your advise on my e-mail address “
    thank you ,i will wait for your advice

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  • Bikram

    it helps many people to motivate our self .If you give some examlpe which is for better understand

  • Ronan

    Pls send motivational messages for me.Thanks

  • Manoj

    I want to improv my confidance

  • Hello everyone,
    I am struggling with keeping myself motivated as well all the time. BTW confidence and motivation are two different things. What Iqbal is referring to is lack of confidence.
    Iqbal, in order to overcome your fears and gain confidence, I would suggest that you go out and do exactly what scares you.
    Motivation is the drive that each individual has for doing/behaving in a certain way. If you would watch TV rather than doing groceries or cleaning the house, than your motivated in watching TV. If you need to prepare for an exam and yet you do everything like cleaning the car, washing clothes, than this is escapism and shows your lack of motivation.
    Everyone has a different way of getting motivated. You need to find yours and keep that in mind, write it down or do something so that you look at it everyday. That way you will motivate yourself everyday :) Now I hope someone can keep me motivated eveyday :)

  • liam

    hi. i have motivation problems myself. i have ideas to do things but dont even try to do them. i seem to behave like Sohaib says,escapism. i’ve been thinking of ways to motivate myself, but have’nt found any answers, so i picked up to laptop and had a look on the internet. i dont blog on anything so this is new to me. i would appreciate any suggestions to help. :-)

  • lilister

    I really liked this article, it motived me to move along. Truth is I have been very unmotivated since I lost my job and I have sort of marinating on a ton of ideas of what to do with my time. Time is flying me by and I still haven’t done anything.

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  • great article – thank you it really helped give a much needed boost x

  • Alexa Storetveit

    Motivation is the key to success!

  • Lisa Donna

    Thank you so much for the great article..i really need it..

  • viraj mohan

    being very positive this article boosted my energy with increased confidence & also helped me to improving my skill hands up

  • joe

    Great article. I believe motivation is a key element in achieving long term fitness. Motivation helps maintain the SFF elements rotation, that keeps feeding the long term fitness cycle.

  • rochelle

    yeaaahh…..this is too much to read.

  • This article is amazing. Its brought a whole new light in my life. WHoever wrote it, you are amazing and everything you do is amazing! Thankyou, you literally are the best!

  • cox

    the article is one of the best i have read

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  • shikha

    this article like a master key.

  • Don

    Erm.. do you have more I feel like I knew all this stuff already but i want a more deeper understanding of why I’m not self motivated. I know what i want but i don’t know how to get there. If you like to you could email me, I’d would really appreciate it.

  • k

    You never answered the second problem. It was clearly defined; you answered another question instead. I am not fearful. I just don’t Know what I want. I have lost count of the people and books that start out with the premise they will help you find out what you want, then just tell you how to overcome obstacles to achieve what you want. I can figure out how to achieve a goal or a novel approximation for that goal. YOU JUST HAVE TO KNOW WHAT THAT IS FIRST!! Until you have a goal the rest is useless. I am frustrated with useless.

  • Its been good to read.. I’m finind very diffcult to focus on my long term goal with these tips i will try to acheive that. Thanks a lot……… Also directions i will find my own way that will help me….

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  • Swara

    I want some suggestions from u guys. I dont have self confidance. I always affraid about my verbal as well as written communication. I want to improve it within short period. Please give me some suggestions.
    Thanks in advance,

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  • Joe

    I am owner of a business and rigth now I do not have self confidance. I am affraid of selling, really stupid situation, don`t you think?

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  • Char Char

    I am at college and to be honest i dont really have any motivation because i don’t know what im good at :/ i have had alot of problems in the past that have made me really negative and i offically have no confidence anymore. No offence but this Artical dosnt really help me because i can’t think of anything i have achieved in my past so how can i change my thoughts? i am grateful for most things i have but it dosnt make any difference :/ I have no idea what i’m going to do to earn money in the future because i have no idea what im good at. :/ But this artical is very well written and sounds understanding. :)

    • Raymond

      So you have never gotten any decent grades? made cool friends? If you had a particularly bad experience trying to get something you want why not try again? change your approach. focus on what you want. to motivate you why not try having a good sleeping pattern for a week or eating 2 peices of fruit a day… maybe join a sporting club. you have to put yourself in a position where you can obtain a positive outcome.

  • Mackdaddy

    This is like advice from an old wise philospher, its all truth but takes time to fully take control of ones entire mind, body, and sole, its almost like teaching yourself to be at complete peace. something that we all would have to work on for a while but can achieve. yoda status.

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  • raveen singla

    i gave iitjee exam n i m not get selected in that n i loose my confidence totally n this give me great motivation n now m feel some relax

  • Arnab

    very nice feed…:-) helped me even to give a presentation on self motivation

  • bum

    i am so unmotivated i couldn’t even finish the article. i skimmed thru and i agree with the points. being unmotivated SUCKS

  • Oh thanks so much!! I needed some motivation

  • Self control, learnig how to say NO, without hurting the oher persons feeling!! thats how you know what you want.

    • Sarah

      its not that i don’t know how to say NO, it’s more or less the fact that i can’t make myself do my work. I procrastinate which isn’t good cuz my best work isn’t done right when i do. I know how to say NO to ppl but don’t know how to control on my work for college.

      • Marie

        Hi sarah! How are you? I know how you fell I fell same way us you like you said your mother give you a negative words and she won’t believe you you cant do it. Same me I give I tell you a short story about me. I grow up in the Philipines and my mom work in aboard and I grow up with my grandma and my aunt. My aunt reaise me very well. But When I went here In Chicago at 2002 everything change till now my mom always telling me i cant do it right. But I prove her she wrong when I take a citizen ship she told i won’t past that big test but when i took the test the lady tell me I past it the test im really happy that day! But when I went home my mom tell me that lady had helpedpetty on me. It’s hurt to hear that to your own mother. But I think postive I change my self I won’t listine what they say about as long I know the right thing. Don’t lose hope and pray always. I think you should focus your dream what you want do’nt think other person tell you you cant do it. Ijust think and motivation your self tell your self every I will do it positively and motivetion your self. I know that how you fell cuz i fell the same way but I move on and start my new life. Dont let other people let you down.

  • Lisa W.

    Thank you so much : ) extremely helpful

    • swadeep

      yeah it solve my problem on cfd,

      excellent view towards sucess

  • Thatguy

    Just because you tell someone how they should motivate themselves doesn’t mean that they can actually put it into action. I’m someone who truly has no motivation and this article is just empty words on a page to me. A person like me needs real help not some article from someone who thinks they know the cure for unmotivated people.

    “By defining a goal, you automatically define a set of actions. If you have a fear of poverty, create a plan to increase your income. It could be going back to school, obtaining a higher paying job, or developing a profitable website.” Just because you have a goal doesn’t mean you know how to act on it or have the confidence and courage to pursue it.

    • Raymond

      Haha no motivation? so what made you lift the finger that turned on the computer on which you read this artical? was it Salmon? was it cheese? Nope… you motivated yourself to do it because you felt you had no motivation. you then set yourself a goal… took a simple course of action and then BAM! you had the motivation to not only read it but to mock it =P Check mate!

      • Janet

        Raymond, check mate indeed! I think your comment will give people even more motivation. Everyone has to start somewhere. So searching for tips is a great way to start. It certainly helped me. Thankyou :-)

  • your block may not be subject to all kinds of really detailed and beautiful details not to be admired from a described but wish you continued success

  • thanks for self motivation….

  • Ajit kailas jadhav

    Boosting material realy good

  • Sarah

    i’ve read before where u need to stay positive but what if its not you and its someone else? what if the cause for your motivation is your parents? don’t they have anything to do with a person’s morivation? I’m so frustrated with this fact cuz my mother always has negative things to say and it never helps me at all. i still live at home with my parents cuz i go to a community college and don’t have the money to live on my own at the moment. (for ur info. im 21) I just feel like i’m going to be in a rhude awakenning some day when i transfer to a four yr school. I need to learn to be motivated soon. I want to be a writer but i’m not certain about my future. I don’t know what direction i’m taking nor do i the focus. The article is kind of helpful but i wish i had some deeper understanding of why i can’t get myself motivated.

  • anon

    Everyone faces doubt and depression. – disagree

  • Ben

    I wasn’t even motivated enough to read this article

  • karthic

    Great article and good tips for Self-Motivation…

  • ramdas

    this article is very much helpful to those who realy want to do positive change in life.
    1. short term goal and long term goal,but we should give our efforts to do it. just start working on it success is yours.
    Article is to motivate us but we had to work on it not the article writter will do for us.

  • thaaj

    really liked this article.. i needed this motivation now. Have to put into action and see if it helps me.

  • umair

    that was really meaningful…

  • Bhupender kumar

    hey this is awesome ……………… i am felling a great change in me just after reading it

  • BlahblahG

    i have a dream of my future. but i cant bring myself to start even the first step. all i feel like doing is laze around in bed. Even after i read this article which i find great.

  • ziz

    Thanx a lot. i believe this will help many people as it helped me. Thanx again

  • neeru

    Hi i think this article is good and helped me. But i need more deeper understanding. So can you go through this motivation topic deeper. I know my goal. but i am not concentrated. When i am going to study, my mind thinks something. My lips reading my mind think some issues. so i did not get through my goal.But i really want to achive my goal.

  • mel

    i have the confidence, focus, and direction to do what i have to do. but the problem is is that they aren’t strong enough for me to do it. i know what i want, and i know what i have to do to get it, but i just don’t have the will to do it. so how do i change that?

    • samantha123

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    • rizwan

      why dear

  • Dil

    Thank you so much for this article! Great presentation and easy to understand, it helps that it’s logical and doesn’t have a long list of to-do’s. Please keep up the good work, you’re helping so many people.

  • Thnkyou a lot m inspired from this article n my self too

  • Simone J.

    This is a wonderful article. Exactly what I need to get out of this slump. I’ve been working day and night on one of the three motivation killers, confidence. But I absolutely lack direction and focus. As a college student I’m hitting slumps ALL the time. Worrying about my future is one of them and comparing my success to others is another. I just want this part of my life to improve already so I can be the success I’ve always wanted to be. Thank you SO much for this. I’m printing this out right now. 😀

    • hai, learn and learn then only u become a succeed  person, learn how to  do your work new style?


    The article is very good, i liked it.

  • Suraj joshi

    Thanks ,for providing such important tips for self motivation, i was in must requirement for that. thanks again………..

  • DarkDyson

    For the past few weeks, I had small bursts of motivation, but then would completely fall back to my usual, non motivated way of thinking. I just googled how to self motivate yourself, as that is a key skill that all successful people must learn. This article really provides great insight and just reading it has motivated me to start going again. I will come back to this again when I need a little push to get going. Thanks for this amazing article!

  • Marra

    This is the best article about motivation that I have read. I learned a lot from this.

  • blah

    what if i have no motivation to do homework? what should i do?

  • Heyybabyy

    i just want some motivation . . . . 

  • Rohinparhar_453

    Enjoyed reading that. I’m now getting off my lazy depressed bum and pursue life!

  • Hhgjkj

    I like turtles . Oh and thxsx

  • thats great motivational tips and i love that, quite cool

  • ffs

    well my confidence is often shit .. i have no fucking idea what to do or what the fuck i want ..  im also so fucking tired and lazy so i dont even have fucking energy to to what this article says .. so any good advices how not to be lazy motherfucker.

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  • Vipinkc89

    thanks for valuable information

    • This information is spot on. Here’s a couple of things that help me:
      1. Create mental pictures of yourself being successful / motivated
        -See yourself completing the goal
        -See yourself happy and relaxed
      2. Listen to music while you work on the task
        -Pick uplifting music and resolve never to quit until the task is 100% complete
      3. Add a tangible item to represent the “struggle”
        -Example – for me it’s a plastic pig. I get really angry at it and vow only to touch when I need to complete something.
      4. As above: Attach emotion and feeling to your present state (negative/positive).
        -For me, I visualize my mother crying and being extremely disappointed in my complacency. For positive, I see my peers congratulating me on my achievements.
      5. Lastly and most importantly- recognize the distraction and take drastic action.
         -For me its Nexflix. I’ll just watch this one episode of “this show” and then do it. My breakthrough was not allowing myself to use my laptop in bed (since thats where the Nextflix watching occurred)
      Hope this helps,

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  • Easingh

    very nice and inspiring…I’ll follow these thing in my life to get success.

  • Thank you for this Information….I will try all of this

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  • Basurajarshi 8

    Thanks…Needed to read this 😀

  • curiousmotivation

    John, what happens if you are too use to having other people help keep you motivated and are starting new on your own?

  • Dottyodidi

    thanks alot for the articles! its true lm avictim. but youve opened my eyes,  thnx again.

  • rameezventura

    good man u are brilliant
    i will do this focus and so on

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  • Macky Peredo

    Thank you so much for this article. It came at the right time. I needed to read something like this. Bless you.  Len

  • Macky Peredo

    Thank you so much for this article. It came at the right time. I needed to read something like this. Bless you.  Len

  • Charlotte Das

    I recently wrote a blog on how to do well in college and I didn’t even think about talking about motivation as a factor in doing well until I read this blog.  All of this information is great!  I may update my blog or write another one on being motivated and how it can help you succeed in school, as well as in life.  This is a great source to reference.  Thanks for the article!

  • Rahulsawant02

    Keep Moving Forward

  • Abc

    perhaps, I was looking for this. Thanks GOD for sending this to me.

  • Abdulmunir

    when was this writen i want to add it in my bibliography for school work. n

  • Thanks a lot Pick The Brain! nice article..

  • Sessien34

    hi john i love this article so much keep it up…………………………it really nice

  • Sessien34

    hi john i love this article so much keep it up…………………………it really nice

  • Priyamadan17

    nice!! hope it works!! gonna try and tell you later

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  • Anonymous

    1.  Expectation, the Double Edge Sword of Want; henceforth the fall of man!
     2.  It is not about perfection of self, just the correction of perception of self.  

    3.  The greatest trick the world has ever pulled, is a man’s ultimate question, how
    do I make what happens in My Mind, happen in Reality; and when a
    man finds “the truth”, he discovers this power; was already of his own.

  • Monty Joypur

    thank u its give me a lots of knowledge..

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  • sandeep shetty

    its really nice article

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  • Cindy E Feverier

    So true.. Just what I needed to read and hear, in my time of no self-confidence. The three things listed as Motivation Killers are soooo familiar to me. This article is helpful and great. I will print it out to help me move forward in my life!!

    Thank you

  • It’s loyal re confidence issues. We need to put in order our mind and bodies in lieu of real article to begin with facing we give somebody no option but to the changes. Lack of confidence is a puzzle with the purpose of can really bring to a halt us from being motivated.
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  • Xxx

    Awesome article

  • Askingforitbetweentheeyes

    I was going to write a lengthy and eloquent comment… but I’m just not motivated enough.

  • Tafadzwajeka

    quite good staff, keep own doing it

  • om prakash

    thanks is not just an article it is the brilliant reserch

  • Dipen

    it is such a brillant article  really i impreased

  • nyexec23

    thank u so much this really helped…

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  • Candy Doll

    it is very nice article.thanks a lots :)

  • Dunhill181718

    I will keeping reading this article to focus and succeed!

  • Dunhill181718

    Im mean keep.

  • Kamran

    Sorry but NOT helpful here… I am a CEO and get demotivated when the factorsi can not control become big hurdles… If you get what i mean… 

  • Cnikitah

    exactly… i need this article….  im losing my confidence and and lack of directions…

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  • Sam

    I just wanted motivation to fry my hair, and my hairdryer is right next to me, half way through i realized i was a total douche and that i could have dryed my hair by now, infact i dont even know why im posting this. i probably could have dryed it twice… 

  • Ma7moudshe7ata

    it’s really help me to start think to change my life

  • AD

    Really helpful and very well written. I agree with every word !

    Thank You

  • Lynde0823

    I love finding your site, great ideas that I can use at this time…as I find my way back to full employment in a new field. 

  • Ashii

    This is some really useful advice. it is hard to gain motivation but i think this will work for me so thank you :)

  • Ashii

    This is some really useful advice. it is hard to gain motivation but i think this will work for me so thank you :)

  • Just_adjust_me

    Hello Mr. John i have a question. Are you still motivated or not by your own thought ? I have lose confidence. Ut i am not depressed at all. Only thing is i try to focus but i get distracted. I want to know about you more plese co-operate me. Can you give me your email? I want to conversate with you. If not then i will give mine, i.e. . Do mail me anyway thank you for the suggestion.

  • Just_adjust_me

    Hello Mr. John i have a question. Are you still motivated or not by your own thought ? I have lose confidence. Ut i am not depressed at all. Only thing is i try to focus but i get distracted. I want to know about you more plese co-operate me. Can you give me your email? I want to conversate with you. If not then i will give mine, i.e. . Do mail me anyway thank you for the suggestion.

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  • sathya

    it is fentastic

  • Yongwang32

    thats great to get it and even i do love so………but what the thing is we hav many problems that we even can do it in a right way and can’t focus…so what would we do to get a focus?

  • S_d14

    its really good it the write direction for people who have enouf talent but have fear of faliur

  • Deep3079r

    nice article

  • L Anand92

    gr8 article….

  • Macauley4u

    This has proved to be very helpful and true in content, thank you.

  • Sili 16ivap

    it was so helpful for me ……thanks a lot!!!
    this supported me a lot for my preparation…

  • I like all the given points to stay motivated. I also feel that for certain goals, they were not meant to be achieved solo. So I enlist the help of other people in a group effort of some type in order to gain the group motivation, support as well as accountability. For certain goals, I find that especially the accountability that comes from others really helps make the difference to get motivated. In a good group environment, no single person wants to let down the others so this in turn pushes each person to do his or her part. As a result, everyone achieves their own goals thanks to the efforts of the entire group.

  • brilliant, you seem to know the secret

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  • Dancingmonkey415

    One of the best articles I’ve ever read. Thank you so much. 

  • Shilparatnani20022002

    nice…i am really demoralised today but after reading this feeling good

  • Ammar Khattab

    is there any kind of food or fruits that keep us motivated?

  • Solomon ‘flakky’ abimbola

    life changing ? yes it is. this article has so well touched me, it was really worth the time. i felt a lifting inside of me that is propeling me on how to be focus, set future goals, work towards it & achieve success. i will like to have updates & articles via my mail box. ‘, or via facebook/soloflakky. thanks.

  • Thanks a lot!!!! Really needed it right now!

  • great insight

    I spend each morning reading and creating blogs.

    Best way to get your brain and mind prepared for each day.


  • Manoj

    very impressive, I was just looking out for why I am not active…even if aim is there.  Your explanation and action plan is simple and powerful!!!! Thanks a lot.

  • Nice tips mate. will try to use them in the future to help myself achieve my goals. 

  • Beenakiran123

    wonderfully  motivating. Thanku  for  being  this timely 

  • John

    Personal Coaching truly I think that people deserve the best out of life and can reach any goal that they set for themselves. My job as a life coach is to do one thing and that is to help you be your personal best. I work with clients in person. Together we establish what blocks or limitations you have, then decided on the appropriate tools and solutions that will give you an effective strategy for success. I coach people on every aspect of life and no matter if it is an acute problem, or an overview of your options in life, together we can find the answers to your life questions”
    “I will personally provide you with the motivation necessaryto start living a healthy and more productive happier LIFE.”

  • Shankar P

    Thanks  for the exciting information of how to be in line to fight and drive ourself for sucesss.. great

  • Shankar P

    Thanks  for the exciting information of how to be in line to fight and drive ourself for sucesss.. great

  • chinky

    thanku very very much .it,s realy nice .i like it .thanku for help .i,m very grateful to u

  • Vvinofoxys

    these all things remains in our minds,but we often forget these ……need to redefine with a positive feeling……be happy…

  • Ihnmougf

    thank you, this will really help me 

  • supriya soni

    thank for changing my way of thinking………..thank a lot…:)

  • supriya soni

    i want to more thought to improve myself…and i’ll achieve my goal….thanxx:)

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  • Muralikannan26

    Thanks… it is really useful article to me.

  • Rajuyadav_9205

    its really working, i would like to suggest the same to other peoples also

  • kaushik

    i m motivated.

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  • Miracleboyabusali

    superb and very useful

  • Joebritto1

    Impressive article. Thank you.

  • Opiyobonnke

    May u be blessed abundantly for good work that are doing to many people world wide carry on…

  • Swagking

    fresh i like it

  • Jordanator94

    i wasn’t motivated to read the entire :L

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  • Makki

    Family and friends keeps me motivated always but family and friends won’t be there when you are at work. At work one thinks keeps me motivated it is when the company allows employees to visit social media. Our company also engages to monitoring tools:

    In order to keep an eye on how we use our computer at work. It also reminded us that we should not abuse the privilege that our company has given us. In return us employee work even harder to do our work.

  • Jacob

    These tips were fantastic on how to motivate yourself. 

  • Sukhpreet Kaur

    Very nice article, thanks for posting your ideas

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  • Jucciworld

    This is a lovely article…
    It inspired me to get myself motivated.
    I am expecting many more of this

  • steven wilson

    i belive a very smart person has taken alot of time to come up with this studying about all the topics to which this refers and they obvioulsly spent alot of fucking time on this and should be proud for that and the feeling of seeling a book for127$ which is the real reason for writing this artical and you think we will love the person that wrote this that we will never know and we can improve our life if we read a book a (smart) person wrote but its all about choices and mind set all about how you yourself can think and put situations of life in order and keep moving to acheive more money! cause thats the biggest thing in the world to everyone and if it wasnt someone would have said all of this for free idk think im just saying shit idc but im just a normal ass kid didnt graduate and got lucky and got a good job at the moment but who knows how long idc i will find a way to be rich just like eveyone else in the world i have a car thats always broke and love to party and cant save money love a girl that feels the same but loves another more i guess but just obstical of life just do as you do and live for you and who you care most about anything is possibe if you belive that you cannot fail this i promise you, this is one of the first times i have ever written anything on the internet hope you enjoyed my writting of random thoughts

  • steven wilson

    i belive a very smart person has taken alot of time to come up with this studying about all the topics to which this refers and they obvioulsly spent alot of fucking time on this and should be proud for that and the feeling of seeling a book for127$ which is the real reason for writing this artical and you think we will love the person that wrote this that we will never know and we can improve our life if we read a book a (smart) person wrote but its all about choices and mind set all about how you yourself can think and put situations of life in order and keep moving to acheive more money! cause thats the biggest thing in the world to everyone and if it wasnt someone would have said all of this for free idk think im just saying shit idc but im just a normal ass kid didnt graduate and got lucky and got a good job at the moment but who knows how long idc i will find a way to be rich just like eveyone else in the world i have a car thats always broke and love to party and cant save money love a girl that feels the same but loves another more i guess but just obstical of life just do as you do and live for you and who you care most about anything is possibe if you belive that you cannot fail this i promise you, this is one of the first times i have ever written anything on the internet hope you enjoyed my writting of random thoughts

  • Ashrafansari96

    i like it

  • sameena

    nice article

  • Amal

    I need this, thanks

  • Maroon Nirvana

    I disagree. u know why? just becausI think lack of money is the why of motivationless and these are just articles about motivation

  • Div_var

    excellent article

  • Staying motivated is really hard, especially if the people around you keeps pulling you down.  It is important to always stand on guard and deal with things confidently. :)

  • santhosh

    Thank you this article really helps for me…

  • Cuty_noni

    OMG …i cant belive i am that much motivated … this article actually will change my life …all what i felt from experences of failure,depression,lack of direction was like you said ..thanks for such a life changer article …….
    and actually because we are starting a new year so it gonna be a new year with a new me ..

  • anya

    your article is very helpful, it made me realize a lot of things. thanks!

  • Frank

    Was losing interest in my career but ur article gave a boost !

  • Brendamichael

    I am confident that in this moment, this “nowness” . I can conqueor my greatest
    fear—and that is beleiving in myself. One day at a time.

  • Anwar

    i have a high ability but not motivated still not
    and ofcourse no friends

  • Martinezadeleen30

    i was verry much inspire with this article…nice..

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  • Really love this’s true..yes many time I don’t know what I want ^_^. Thank you for nice article.Keep it up!.

  • Naditrisen

    this is awsumm article,,most motivating article i hav ever read..incomparable,,you hav brilliantly explained the situation…hats off…you r the best,,,if i would be able to implement this thing in life,,,i will never forget your contribution…thanx a lot…i dont hav words to explain how your blog helping others,,,god bless u with everything…all happiness..:)

  • Kiz_richardson

    This has helped me a lot thank you.

  • Kiz_richardson

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  • Kiz_richardson

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  • Kiz_richardson

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  • Kiz_richardson

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  • Steve Jobs01

    I can’t be bothered to read the whole thing. I’ve never found anything worth focusing on, everything is fleeting and ultimately pointless. I wish I’d be born rich, so I would be facing the hell of job searching for the 1’000’000 time.

    • Steve Jobs01

      *wouldn’t (can’t even keep focus on typing a paragraph)

      • Steve Jobs01

        Don’t get me wrong, I had 6-7 jobs in the last 2 years, they all been sh*t, so I can fake it for a short while, but life keeps dissapointing me and I walk out…

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  • HussaiN..

    thank u … really grateful to read this article ….happiez

  • Aravind5595

    thank you for supperb article. & making me mentally strong & now i am ready to go forword withs this tips……..thanks a lot .

  • Pomakole09

    I needed that :)

  • Moudy64

    thanks alot ,I really needed to read this ,
    Very inspiring article 

  • Ravix20

    We need this kind of article..Thanks a lot god bless !!

  • SimplyMe

    Practical and do-able points. Exactly what I needed to find.

  • Conniemfink

    great article

  • Mohammed Shahid

    I am Mohammed Shahid from Indian , this is very motivated article to the actually need person. I am impress from this ..

    Thanks a lot

  • TIg

    All starting to make sense again… We forget how to control our most important thought process and do the opposite let it feed like you said and drain our energy.

  • Patel 123

    thanks 4 dis article

  • good article this should help me a lot. Thanks.

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  • Zmeherally

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  • Zmeherally

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  • Khaliqadnan

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  • Khaliqadnan

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  • Khaliqadnan

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  • Jetset Plumbing

    I feel more motivated already, could you add some instructions for the developing focus and direction parts? I found the instruction to write out strengths, successes and advantages great.

  • Nbpotdar

    dear sir, iam nitin .potdar, aurangbad, india maharastra stat. and DME. Diploma mech engr, worked 20 yrs, now i left the company, now i am shortly opening my self no investment job as for technical and non technical persons who realy interested focus for future like me.My first step is to guide the people for 6 month free some creating, tachnical systems, give solution through divotion and then fulfill real requirements.
    My question is that, previouly 1 and half month back i lost my confidance, after dec 2011 ,again i got full confidance with grace of matru and pitrue and god.

    I want start the own job like this with through my visitin card.So kindly infom me. is it wright way for starting.

    pl  let me know on my ph no 0770082102

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  • Shivasaisomarathi

    great one

  • Sobhun

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  • Blabbering Blatherskite

    No-one can really motivate you but yourself, although others can encourage you. So you hit two birds with one stone with your crystal clear article.
    In a despondent mood after months of suffering perimenopausal stupors, I stumbled upon your article, managed to read it AND digest it (which alone is a feat these days).
    After all those years of being a ‘let’s get up and do it’ kind of person, I was floored by successive disasters and bad luck and was ready to throw in the towel.
    But I’ve listed things to be grateful for and past successes. What I really like is this line: The best way to bring success to yourself is to genuinely desire to create value for the rest of the world.
    Gonna work on that!

  • Arhum

    wonderful article.

  • Fmmichel

    To be put in good use. I need to motivate myself into motivating others. THank you for the post

  • Chamara Tc

    i agree with you .

  • Joshsmalley13

    what you said was very meaningful but you know for me im a 16 yr old boy who is just sick of being treated like crap and this article gave me an idea of how to do it but you what i say to that… easier said than done

  • liz

    Very good article, nicely framed and useful! Confidence, Focus, Direction…. those are the problems. Thank you.

  • Paul McDonnell

    What if its down to loosing interest in the prize. how do you tackle apthy that comes with Depression and alike. 

  • Excellent article!!

  • Reachamc

    Hi, I’d just like to say thank you for posting this article.

    I have been lacking motivation to do absolutely anything productive with regards to my education or career for the last 3-4 years and tonight was no different. I have an exam tommorow that I’ve already failed once and this isn’t due to a lack of intelligence, it’s a lack of any drive or motivation etc. Having already failed various exams in the past and the resit exams and having no luck in finding a job over the years I just feel as though the negative energy in my life is just spiralling out of control and so I’m here after a quick web search.

    I’ve saved this article and will read it over and implement your suggestions until I get results.

    I already feel so much more positive and feel like the happy guy I was 2-3 years ago…

    Many thanks once again.


  • Christian Ogden

    Very good article thankyou

  • Fabricio

    i read this post long ago, but only now i *boom* how this can be so true, especially the last two! thankyou for the post ‘nd success!!

  • M M Dabbah

    Here is it.. I have an important exami need to pass to learn M.d in collage I need to get 750+ score out of 800 i did this test tow months ago and I got 665 while I was expecting to get something like 700+ . Now I have another shot in tow months from now (this April) and it is my last shot !! And I’m not motivated like the last time :( can you help me to get motivated ? .

    Please reply soon I don’t have alot of time! This exam called psychometry exam btw

    • I scored a 792!!!! Bitch!!!

      Psychometry is for bitches kill yourself

  • Piyushdevikar

    thanks for this article lets see how do i do it tonight….

  • Jay Lo78

    This article was definitely needed for me to work on me and do less focus on others negativity.  Negativity can zap all your energy, without you even knowing it.  I’m ready to focus on me again.   

  • Iqbalhelsen

    Wise Words ! thx

  • Small penis

    This article came at the perfect time. I was so close to killing myself because I just didn’t have what it took to continue motivating me to live another day
    Thanks bitch

    • Can I Haz A Cheezeburger?

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  • Small penis

    This article came at the perfect time. I was so close to killing myself because I just didn’t have what it took to continue motivating me to live another day
    Thanks bitch

  • Yogesh

    Great article. You told exact points about motivation.

    • Small penis

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  • Tacklebusters

    good article, I wish you had another section where people could comment because there are way too many depressed people leaving comments and that in itself is depressing , having made reading the article pretty much pointless. 

  • Alexandertourisminbulgaria

    Cycles, whether positive or negative, are hypnosis. That’s right, you have a recording playing in your head that causes you to seek out the same set of circumstances and perform the same activities that will produce the same results. Since you are acting on a recording already, why not change it to a positive recording? Why not program yourself to make empowering changes in your life rather than repeating negative patterns?A millionaire is just as habit-driven as a person who is constantly broke. But, the millionaire has habits (actions resulting from mental recordings) that empower her, whereas the broke person has habits that consistently drain her resources. People in a successful marriage have communication habits that strengthen their bond, whereas people who find their “soul mate” year after year have habits that destroy the possibility of a long-term relationship. By the way, I think the concept of soul mates is wonderful, but when people meet their “soul mate” year after year or even month after month, that is NOT a soul mate, it’s evidence of a negative cycle.
     The whole life you live the whole life you learn new things,

    • Can I Haz A Cheezeburger?

      LoL dude, stop writing fucking novels.  8D


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  • Beethoventz

    this is a really great article, it really works, it should someone to be motivated.

  • Beethoventz

    this is a really great article, it really works, it should someone to be motivated.

  • Beethoventz

    this is a really great article, it really works, it should someone to be motivated.

  • Andriy1000

    You’re forgetting about the #1 reason for lack of motivation. It’s called “I Simply Don’t Give a Damn”. How would you address that?

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  • Ranjit

    well said.

  • Ashindia1

    thnkx a lot..

  •  I dont know what other’s think it. But to me the article is really awesome! Just copying it to my diary! Thanks for the post.

  • Its really wonderful article……………..thank for sharing your view………

  • Hi Thank you for your wonderful article. I’ve learned a lot on how I can empower my employees. Also, I’ve learned that money can give the most motivation to them.

  • I would add that, in addition to focusing on gratitude to build confidence, we may truly need to set the goal to increase our skills if we truly lack some of the skill sets needed to accomplish our goal.  Personal coaching, classes, webinars can all help us increase our skills and build confidence.  But in the end, belief plus educated action conquers all.

  • Vishnubdc

    Great introductory article…. have you ever thought how you can help people earning a basic wages of  three dollars daily in an African country ?


  • Amazing post…thanks for sharing!

  • Hi


  • Euuh

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  • priya

    full of common sense

    • Can I Haz A Cheezeburger?

      Lol! Kill yourself. Quietly. In a corner, or a hole. so no one will see you. Or give a shit… like they would anyway. 😀

      • Sean

        What are you LOLing at??? Wanker says what?

  • Wasd

    You are a bunch fucking losers who either are sexually deprived or are fucking rejects. Smoke weed. Be happy. 

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  • Aditya VJ

    So I’ve always been the procrastinating type and always end up losing confidence, focus or direction or all three at once though I could never quite understand why. Thanks for the article. It really did help.

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  • Mimide

    Nice article. well done!

  • Leonbowe99

    Hi john
    Im only 12 and im trying to fit in to A new group of people around the corner from my house amd im trying to get more confidence this helps alot

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  • Mohangofrugaltech

    Thank you very much, I learnt my self to motivation.

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  • Chris Underwood

    Thank you for sharing this well written and motivational article.

  • Kathleen Greene44

    Hi John, I have lost motivation to look after my body like I use too. I use to run all the time and love watching what I ate and enjoyed healthy food. Now I am totally opposite, I can’t be bothered running, I can’ be bothered cooking properly, I have put on 5kgs in 1.5yrs and I hate myself every minute of every day knowing I can’ snap out of it. I believe I have a reason/excuse/blame why I have changed and my lack motivation. Around 1.7 years ago i discovered my long term boyfriend of 5 yrs watches porn behind my back when i was totally under the impression that it was something that he would never do. I know find myself with a enormous lack of hope in looking good for him/ men who will always want and desire something better regardless of how good their partner looks. Yes I am still very sad and I hurt every day. I am an old fashion girl and believe in old fashion love. I am devastated at the way the world is and feel totally helpless. 

  • Info Nahar34

    This can be remove from our life by prayer ,prayer and prayer of to Allah   

  • Info Nahar34

    I believe Allah gives us power to convert all tangible & intangible worst think as positive one

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  • I really like the article but don’t like the link at the bottom it doesn’t really give a free assessment more of a free advertising

  • Chloe Lim

     Thank you for an awesome article. This is a perfect for me who is struggled with Top 3 motivation killers. Now, I know what to do :)

  • Chea Reaksmey

    Great tips to learn

  • Devjit Saha

    Nice blog, buddy. Nice article too.

    Thank You for providing me some support.

  • Anon

    I’m very glad I stumbled upon this article. I’m a poor college student who really needed some tips on motivation. Now I need to move to stress management! Thanks for the brilliant article!

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        ‘ ask for the number    guess = Val(InputBox(“what is the number”))    temp = Int(guess)    ‘ if the guess is not within range or a whole number    If guess > 20 Or guess < 1 Or guess temp Then    ‘show error    MsgBox “enter a whole number between 1 and 20”    End If    Loop Until guess 1 And guess = temp                   
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  • Hi

    there u go guys

  • curious17

    Awesome article! I’ve discovered that if you don’t know what you want, it’s really good to just try something instead of wasting time worrying about whether its the ultimate right decision for you. I’m also changing my perspective on “failure” – taking a chance on something that doesn’t work out the way you planned gives you a really good learning experience if you remain concious of what you’re doing.

  • Hi

    here we go again :3

    • Hi

      replying to my own  post  :3

  • Manii

    |Thank u very much..i just failed in 11 and i was feeling lack of confidence. this article will help me a lot.

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  • Tremendous article!  This is just what I needed. Thank you.

  • Tremendous article!  This is just what I needed. Thank you.

  • Sovandy Chin

    It’s really good topic. Thank you for posting it here.

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  • Ryne

    The articles are excellent, but I was extremely disappointed and turned away as soon as I was turned to a $100+ sales offer. I desire willpower and motivation, mostly of which I lack due to financial mistakes that have resulted in depression.  I thought I was getting that here until I saw what the true aim was.

  • Fascinating thoughts right here. I appreciate you taking the time to share them with all of us. In no way believed that it was this simple all things considered. 

  • Impressed Guest

    Amazing article!

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  • aggie

    precisely done, very nice and motivating!

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  • Nataiekiff

    i had just come to the same realization after a lot of thinking. your article lets me know i am on the right path. also, iam very curious as to how much thinking you put into this  before hitting publish because this was very well thought out and concise.
    i leave you with a quote for those lacking in soft skills. “Give more, expect less.”

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  • Julie Jackson

    It has helped me a lot and i am grateful.

  • Kapilhasija

    very good articles….great job, suitable

  • From Honduras pal Mundo

    Excellent piece of work!!! I need to get my act together and finish my assignments! Thank you for helping motiva others!!!

  • i am confused as where i need to motivation my self to be changed to the better i’ve traied the suggestions from you but still can not???

    how did the soliution????

  • Michal

    Article is super. I found nice webpage. You can remind a motivation goals every single days as start page

  • Michal

    Article is super. I found nice webpage. You can remind a motivation goals every single days as start page

  • raj sharma

    thnx for motivate me in rgt direction

  • Guest

    very nice article.. after reading this didnt read anyother article on motivation.. good one

  • asma

    Thank you for the brilliant article. It was very timely and helps tremendously..Asma

  • Simonmayajr

    i truly need this

  • Hi great post. The key is to realizing that there WILL be ups and downs. And when the down comes there is no need to despair because like a cycle there is an “up” just around the corner.

  • Becca Pizano

    Thank you. This is very helpful. I’d like to add that it is also important to get enough sleep. It is difficult to stay focused and feel positive with little sleep.

  • very good and motivational thoughts

  • blanco

    I’m not even  motivated to read the whole article

  • blanco

    I’m not even  motivated to read the whole article

  • Rnaniwal

    very nice

  • Jsprague1498

    too un-motivated to read this

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  • Markangelo08

    Very Nice, I agree with your thoughts and Ideas. It really happens to me. CONFIDENCE WITH GOOD GOAL
    Thanks helps a lot

  • Markangelo08

    Very Nice, I agree with your thoughts and Ideas. It really happens to me. CONFIDENCE WITH GOOD GOAL
    Thanks helps a lot

  • Markangelo08

    Very Nice, I agree with your thoughts and Ideas. It really happens to me. CONFIDENCE WITH GOOD GOAL
    Thanks helps a lot

  • Silbernesternlein

    I just came upon your blog after searching “moving forward”.  Sometimes it just takes knowing that someone else out there has lived the experience of feeling stuck and has an active plan for countering it that can really help.  Thank you for being out there!

  • Vasilia Michael

    Great article! Bang on and I’m really going to have a go at your tips! So thanks! :)

  • Vasilia Michael

    Great article! Bang on and I’m really going to have a go at your tips! So thanks! :)

  • Victor Andrews98

    Good stuff

  • Saulebright7

    very realistic. 
    Thank you for sharing this article.
    I know that though at start could be difficult but later these 3 points can be practiced so it turns into a habit. To develop confidence, be focus and achieve the goals.

  • Guest

    That’s really good, but I just find that sometimes, I have the confidence, the focus and the direction but  I really can’t be bothered to do something, now matter how hard I try to force myself. Hey, maybe we’ll just call that laziness and leave it at that though.

  • Guest

    That’s really good, but I just find that sometimes, I have the confidence, the focus and the direction but  I really can’t be bothered to do something, now matter how hard I try to force myself. Hey, maybe we’ll just call that laziness and leave it at that though.

  • Guest

    That’s really good, but I just find that sometimes, I have the confidence, the focus and the direction but  I really can’t be bothered to do something, now matter how hard I try to force myself. Hey, maybe we’ll just call that laziness and leave it at that though.

  • guest

    thanks for the help but i have no idea what to aim for

  • Naimisha

    thats a nice article

  • Thank you, these are great advices!

  • Anonymous

    i am really feeling better after reading this article…
    thanks for adding…

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  • sai

    this article is gud inspiration to me

  • shaikh raihan

    its working

  • Takar_05

    really yr doing gr job

  • Ruthchebet

    datz a brilliabt article .Thanx.

  • Sksaurav03

    2 words :

  • Hajjar1454

    you actually described me in this article!!nice job!!

  • urja

    its really good……………….

  • Reebz

    i always mocked self motivation articles or books but this is seriously helpful and great!

  • vinayak

    good study about -MOTIVATION,,,great job

  • Ph Yasser

    I do really enjoy reading this article , really ! I’m from chefchaouen Morocco ! 

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  • Jnoonan112

    excellent advice, cheers

  • Poonam Bhootda

    its really helpful like it good job

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  • Galinalanz

    Полезные советы! Спасибо!

  • Js62

    superb article
    it was very applicable to my life, thank you
    people lets focus

  • thanks for so nice articale

  • Wilson

    This is brilliant

  • thanx for sharing..

  • RizwanAhmed

    i also agree

  • I think we need to develop trust in our natural ability the only way to do
    this we have to put spotlight on it over and over again.


  • 123456

    thank u very much

  • Richard

    my question is all of this sounds great but if you in this mood and your brain is mush, how can you focus on anything other than being depressed and feeling like the world is falling apart on you?

    • thedefeated

       that’s exactly how I feel Richard. I want to “feel good”, Like I used to feel …

  • Hunter Fitch

    Helpful article. I’m a graphic designer and the “Lack of Confidence” is my biggest weakness. Even when I produce 9 designs that my clients rave about and thank me for, it’s always that 1 design that the client didn’t like that I obsess over. I understand that art is subjective, but I have a hard time getting over the rejection and keeping focus.

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  • Dan Erickson

    Okay, I’m taking your advice and networking.  I like your post.  It covers some key areas of truth in regards to motivation.  I also blog and write regularly, about writing as therapy and other topics.  My blog is  Also, I have written a dark, but inspirational story about being the child victim of a religious cult.  I think your readers might enjoy it.  “A Train Called Forgiveness” is available at Amazon.  Thanks for your good work.  I’ll be checking back in.

  • Dan Erickson

    Okay, I’m taking your advice and networking.  I like your post.  It covers some key areas of truth in regards to motivation.  I also blog and write regularly, about writing as therapy and other topics.  My blog is  Also, I have written a dark, but inspirational story about being the child victim of a religious cult.  I think your readers might enjoy it.  “A Train Called Forgiveness” is available at Amazon.  Thanks for your good work.  I’ll be checking back in.

  • Khalid Rke

    this is nice article it help me to mottvate ponints 

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  • Daniel Heskett

    i was going to read this but i lost motivation half wa

    • Alloverdaplace

      lmao! same here!

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  • Jean

    Exactly what I needed to read today.  Thank you!

  • Seth

    Most importantly we need ACTION stay motivated.

  • Alexcalibasi

    i feel like i need my drugs to feel confident again cuz i got my fix… just talkin about weed

  • Abyooda

    What a great article, thank you :) 

  • Bedmuthavipul

    its very nice article and is really motivating

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  • Prashhant Misra

    Thanks for the info.
    sometimes i feel like reading the poem “Invictus”.
    It helps me a lot.

  • Jamesomodeo

    just what i needed to hear. thank you

  • John Paul

    A very good article. Im a self employed recruiter who has money in the bank. Since the turn of the year I have been severely de-motivated for two reasons: I have issues with my focus, a lack of strategy and have started to procrastinate. I have never lost my confidence. Following this article its a case of going “back to basics” and having a focus on goal setting, how I will achieve these goals, good time management and ultimately a system of rewards. I have eve mailed a couple of my old bosses, asking them to tell me what I done well when I worked for them. Positive re-inforcement.

  • Sbonisocebozulu

    i like you article; you made my day

  • Manishkulal9

    Nice Article…. .

  • Bridibabe

    I thought your atricle was totally unhelpful, you seem to be living in cloud cuckoo land, not reality

  • Bridibabe

    I thought your atricle was totally unhelpful, you seem to be living in cloud cuckoo land, not reality

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  • Amitpatel03

    Thank you for this article It is very helpfull

  • Seth D. Cohen

    Great article. It’s so important to promote action as a habit to keep motivated.

  • Jenniferrubio

    i really like this page it will really help me cause i really dont have a believe on my self

  • Jenniferrubio

    i really like this page it will really help me cause i really dont have a believe on my self

  • Anwht

    I agree that this ideas work. There are so many books and dvds out there that teach you same things. Unfortunately people don’t read them or don’t act on them. I’ve been doing it myself. The only thing that helps is to get a life coach. That is something that helped me in business! Now i switched to http://www.importantcalendar.c… products for achievement. It works good too. It’s affordable and i work on my sucess plan anytime i want. The sure thing is you do have to work on your success. Nobody will bring it to you on a golden plate. And the best way is to pay someone who knows how to get you to do it.

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  • devi v

    wow..thanks! :)

  • mathew

    It is quite startling that you have described exactly my situation, and it is also very helpful to know that there are a lot of people who are also struggling with there self-doubt and lack of motivation. Thank you

  • mathew

    It is quite startling that you have described exactly my situation, and it is also very helpful to know that there are a lot of people who are also struggling with there self-doubt and lack of motivation. Thank you

  • Gnefishn

    I’m sure it’s a great artical I just couldn’t be motivated enough to read it, I wonder how you fix that.

  • Dan

    Thank you for this article and now I learn new knowledge to motivate myself! 

  • Shabana

    if we are motivated we can easily motivate others…………i suggest to every one to read this and share others  that will be help-full for youngster.  

  • Chris

    This article has really made me open my eyes and see things alot clearer than before.
    I have to be totally honest and say, over the past year or so I’ve just felt my life is going absolutely nowhere. I’m only 21 years old and I should be excited about what prospects the future holds for me. Instead I feel it’s just the same routine day in, day out and it’s growing increasingly more difficult to break the cycle. Comfort isn’t always a good thing. As a result it has left me feeling incredibly sorry for myself and looking onto others around me asking myself “why me?”. I know that no one is going to come to me and offer me this amazing life changing oppertunity. I have to go and find it myself!  
    I’ve always felt deep down (and I mean DEEP down) that I’m capable of so much more than I am currently portaying. So whats stopping me??? My lack of confidence and focus has led me to the “brick wall” in the past. I now know that in order to make my goals succeed a map needs to be planned so I can break through that brick wall and follow/join the road to success . As human beings we need to face challenges in order to make us grow self confidence. When reading this article, I found myself repeatedly saying “Thats me, Ooh and yeah that bit’s me aswell”. Positive points such as “focus on gratitude” will definitly make me appreciate what I have rather than dwelling on what I don’t have. Therefore enabling me to aim for a more enhance lifestyle!
    Loved this article!
    Thank you.

    • thedefeated

       I wish I could be you for a month – you don’t want to be me in 20 years – you’re describing how I feel now @ 40.

  • Shermal

    u r awsome when it comes to motivation i appreciate ur help from time to time

  • Xiomara

    Pure awesomeness. Thank you!

  • Xiomara

    Pure awesomeness. Thank you!

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  • thedefeated

     I’m at the lowest point in all my 40 years right now … My problem is I don’t believe anything anymore

  • thedefeated

    I feel like I need to be hypnotized or “taken over” so I can get back on track. For some reason, reading this article is making me sad … reminding me of all the F-ups & people I’ve hurt … sorry to be downer … 

  • Sohaib

    great article. there is so much bull shit in my life. but i will make it past all these hurdles. Just be Grateful !!

  • Lu_angelina

    ooh wow! love it, so amazing!!!

  • Lu_angelina

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  • Eclips22stars

    nice ……….i really use your perfect articl 

  • Disneygal83

    No matter how much advice I get on this or how much knowledge I obtain,I cant seem to get motivated to improve my life.

  • dnomde

    actually this are all true base on my experiences…, thank you and i hope u will post more additional articles regarding this topic..

  • dnomde

    actually this are all true base on my experiences…, thank you and i hope u will post more additional articles regarding this topic..

  • Aproegmena

    I can’t even be motivated to read this article.
    Somebody save me.

  • Raj Malhotra

    really good…………

  • sailajacharka

    i agree with u

  • Thanks for this Tips.

  • Thanks for this Tips.

  • Very concise and helpful article. Focusing on gratitude make such a difference. I already feel more motivated.  

  • Joan

     Thank you for taking the time of bringing my man back to me. I went to 3 different spell casters, but only you got the job done. Like I said before I appreciate all your time, effort, and energy you put into the Back To Me Spell and Trust My Love Spell  he is more open and he admitted he loves me and really want to be in a relationship with me. After 2 years of separation we are a couple ……Joan

  • Great post! I have just written a blog post on the same topic and I’d like to share it with you. “My 7 tips to stay motivated” can be found on my blog at Keep up the good work. Sylvia.

  • Promstreet8

    Sauf erreur de ma part, c’est alderande qui y passe, pas tatooine.
    Après comme dit précédemment, sachant que dans leur galaxy il ont plusieurs millions de planètes habité, la production des matières première est largement accéléré.

  • Promstreet8

    Sauf erreur de ma part, c’est alderande qui y passe, pas tatooine.
    Après comme dit précédemment, sachant que dans leur galaxy il ont plusieurs millions de planètes habité, la production des matières première est largement accéléré.

  • Promstreet8

    Sauf erreur de ma part, c’est alderande qui y passe, pas tatooine.
    Après comme dit précédemment, sachant que dans leur galaxy il ont plusieurs millions de planètes habité, la production des matières première est largement accéléré.

  • Promstreet8

    Sauf erreur de ma part, c’est alderande qui y passe, pas tatooine.
    Après comme dit précédemment, sachant que dans leur galaxy il ont plusieurs millions de planètes habité, la production des matières première est largement accéléré.

  • Promstreet8

    Sauf erreur de ma part, c’est alderande qui y passe, pas tatooine.
    Après comme dit précédemment, sachant que dans leur galaxy il ont plusieurs millions de planètes habité, la production des matières première est largement accéléré.

  • Promstreet8

    Sauf erreur de ma part, c’est alderande qui y passe, pas tatooine.
    Après comme dit précédemment, sachant que dans leur galaxy il ont plusieurs millions de planètes habité, la production des matières première est largement accéléré.

  • a constant sufferer

    great article and thanks for helping.

  • Rona122000

    Such a great article. Just what I needed to read to refocus to my goals. Thank you.

  • this reminds me of a near drowning experience almost two years ago in a
    waterfalls, i survived because i let go…when i was being pulled down
    by the current i resisted but a thought came to me that you don’t need
    to fight but you allow it, so that’s the time when i was only a meter
    away from the rock! so i swam near it, nature has a way of reminding us
    that when you’re struggling it means you don’t trust the universe enough
    to nurture you..

  • Katrina

    thanks so much, i just found out about this site and it is really helpful. 

  • motivated

    Wow, I was so impressed with this article, I just had to check out all the comments. 

    I haven’t read them all, but I am guessing that the majority, ………  No I’m going to rephrase that sentence?

    I am CONFIDENT that there is not one single comment, in over 5 years (a huge WOW in itself),  that is negative. 

    For me, finding and reading your article is my first step in regaining my long lost motivation.  So I’ve started with, and I quote “creating a plan that contains two positive actions…”.  before evening reading about it. 

    What can I say, I am once again motivated because I now know that I am going in the right direction to reach my ultimate goal.

    I also have to say that, I am quite an intelligent woman, and everything you have wrote is all in my head anyway.

    HOWEVER, and that is one huge however,  you have put everything I already know into a logical,  do-able and achievable order for me.

    I gotta say, thank you.  And please I mean that….. sincerely! 

    Thank you for having such an impact in my life.

  • Amin_piano2000

    that was awesome! Thank you. I have a very bad problem.. because i don’t know exactly what i want to do? could you help me please? 

  • katleho

    this is a very very very very best of the best article has ever motivated me in my life and i have copied it,i read it every day or when things want to go wrong

  • Piyush bhardwaj

    thank god i find such a wonderful site.i am instantly feeling relaxed.U know its not always that u r incapable of doing something that u want,but sometimes there are other people who are, may be more capable than you and its then you start comparing yourself with  the one.But try to understand without comparisons this world would not have developed.Developement is required.So instead of getting depressed from competitions u are facing try to take it in a positive way,it will bring development in you.And one day you will see how far u have come through constantly developing yourself.So do not stop and go through it because thats one thing we can do and GOD want us to do.

  • Carpetremoval

    Excellent article.really helpful tips for self motivation .Thanks for sharing this article.

  • Bsraboni7

    i really liked it

  • DragonTaser

    Brill article, it totaly motivated me to go for what i want in the right way and not dwell on the past and intead look to the future.

  • DragonTaser

    Brill article, it totaly motivated me to go for what i want in the right way and not dwell on the past and intead look to the future.

  • Victoriashae

    Fantastic article. Love it!

  • Vinayyy Life

    i totally agree.. ur article is simple and effective..thank you

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  • Marcol4

    This was a very informative article. It’s nice to know that I’m not the only one that gets off course with motivation. Peace to all.

  • miriamkubicek

    Thank you for a great article.  I’ve been thinking about point #1 Lack of Confidence and how it is born from initial failures.  My new approach is to look upon failure as a gift that shows me exactly what didn’t work.  Of course an even bigger gift is when now successful people share their failures so we can try to avoid them!

  • This was a very nice article. I seem to have some anxiety, don’t want to put too much on my plate with work. I needed some motivation to get moving and make some money. Thanks for posting!

  • Sentiasapercayadiri

    thank you for sharing..i’m feeling good after i read this article..=)

  • Meli

    Great article, wish I have read it sooner! Oh wait, is that another negative thought?
    I’m glad you have shared these tips in such clear and direct writing. I’ve read so many self help books, and you basically have summarized them in this short piece, so thank you!

  • Mike

    Thank you for this article.

  • Andre

    brilliant idea!!!!!

  • Jason-howie

    Wow this article itself is really motivating, I feel moved in a way haha. Anyways i just wanted to say thank you for writing this article, I now feel motivated and am detected to achieve my goal. I’m very glad that I took the time to read this as I was feeling down on myself and now feel better.

  • Leilah

    It is helpful and interesting.


  • Tom

    here i am… it is my summer brake, i have no job im just sitting and looking after my brother day after day and wathching tv or playing games…. now i realised i have no idea what im going to do in the future, i have no goals… Fuck this! tomorrow im going to gym and try and get a work! thank you for this article!  it realy helped me!

  • Asd

    Thanks. I needed to hear this 😛

  • Narveen

    Really enjoyed reading this article. Great Job!!

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  • Shsg

    a great article 

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  • Badmus sarafa adewale

    Tanks you for the article,It was digested and,educative,clearly,

  • kurlysue

    Hi, was intrigued by your reply Nesrine???

  • Dmandep

    Love the article.
    If you are interested there are many similar articles on:

  • Thachnan

    first of all i really thanking u ….because  this is very  important for all  personally and prefessionally….

  • Prathapppbt

    it is helpful to me

  • Asd

    ismoke weed all day and im dead i think

  • Jules

    This is the best information I had ever received. I suffer badly with chronic depression and in thr process loose focus, positive ness and my confidence. Thank you soooooo much. Juliana

  • Samatha Reddy

    really helpful john,  i am  facing this low motivation frequently these days..i will try to follow it.

  • Raja

    i agree

  • Sguru1987

    very very nice article

  • Khcheah84

    Thanks for this Article…
    It really help me a lot.

  • Acp

    great one…thnxx!

  • Harisnaseer

    Thanks for helping .

  • Titsorgtfoupbum

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    Yours truly, some mexican fuck.

    • Kharleigh

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  • slb

    Thank you so much for this article. I have been through these thoughts time and time again. I finally realize how my brain or myself  is sabotaging every project I attempt to accomplish. But now I have the tools to go in a different direction. Thank you! 

  • Hrtrb_chris2pher

    Nice article, it reminds me of “The Secret” , a book that helps me a lot in achieving my goals in life and still helping me through my struggles. Thanks.

  • Maverik

    Its a nice article however lack depth. 

  • Ehab

    it worth mentioning that this article helped me well to catch my weakness and i managed to overcome the lose of direction , focus, and self confidence
    Thanks for the writer of this article

  • alceu Da Silva Moreira

    Thank you for this remarks. 

  • awesome article! very helpful. 

  • Asharma665708

    not completely motivational points need some other suggetion, i ll be happy if u provide me better solution for motivation.

  • Fahaumer

    cool…i gotcha

  • Micaeljeannel

    im visit your website some times it help me a lot…to cope up from lose of hope thank you so i paste your link to know otheres

  • Twjj10

    Thank you this will help a great deal with school work

  • Sharma1993manu

    what a ausm written was vry motivated article …toooo gd job…

  • So0oma2017

    motivational article :)

  • mommytantrum

    I like how this article can apply to anyone, I’m a stay at home mom of 5, 2 babies are home with me all day and often, I feel so unmotivated to do even a simple task. Looking at the big picture of everything that needs to be done as a home maker, mom, and wife can be overwhelming. 
    Many people don’t believe that being a stay at home mom can be hard, but honestly, it can. I’m caring for children, and a home. My overall goals are keeping the kids healthy, fed and clean, the house clean, and making dinner for 4 boys a husband and nursing my baby girl. There are many things that have to be done to achieve a goal of a clean house. Laundry, dishes, sweeping, mopping, picking up toys or trash, vacuuming, bathroom cleaning , ect… are the many things that have to be done at least 1 time each day. Even keeping picky eaters fed, bath haters, bathed, and cry babies, soothed can be a challenge. Add Obsessive Compulsive Disorder to this mix( yes, thats me) and its that much tougher. 
    I have personal goals too, like filling my Etsy store with handmade goods, listing Ebay items for extra cash, ect…

    So, to the author,thank you for this reminder on how to stay on track. 

  • Jisha


    I am Jisha.

    I have read almost all topics, but this one really motivatesss me, as it is all about motivating self!!! Honesty, developing humor, childlike wonder, silencing mind,passion, focusing etc. are itself motivating wordsss for me!


  • crazygenius

    Great Article. Reading this article it seems my problem is lack of direction and the steps laid out by you will be of tremendous help.
    Thanks and keep up the good work.

  • Lexuanahoang_qt179

    who wrote this article?
    when did you publish it?
    please let me know
    i need to know

  • Tfyuf

    uncanny how right this is.

  • Amulr3658

    wow fantastic really it is useful thank you

  • Jhai_gabon

    iloveit so much thank you

  • Sahayaraj

    thank you. very useful article


  • Will

    This article provides little help. There isn’t only 3 reasons for lack of motivation. Without confidence, you don’t have direction or focus. People can’t be categorized in these three groups. Some people can have variations or combinations of these “motivation killers” and this only provides a solution to superficial, transient issues. A person that is lacking in one of these motivation killers, lacks in all three of them, which results in a perpetuation of depression.

  • Honeykun

    Thank you.  Thank you so much.

  • Jipingstyle

    It wasn’t a waste of time to read your article. Thank u for the boost! 😀

  • Conradojosevalenzuela

    Self Motivation + Positive Reaction + Good Direction = Success

  • thnks for motivating me and developing my self.

  • Oumayma-cool

    that was an amazing article.   tanks for the help 

  • siri

    Very helpful article, Thanks!

  • The pain you will have in your journey is temporary. After a certain time, there will be no pain. Butquitting will last forever. You may not have enough to start the journey again for something better. Because you don’t believe yourself. You don’t believe what you can do and how difficult life has changed you. 

  • Yvette Umurerwa

    I am a fan of this blog,helps me out a lot.Thank you

  • C_pandian77

    very nice comment, helpful

  • This is fantastic stuff :). 

    Lately I have been setting time aside everyday to realign my direction. I noticed lately that I wasn’t being as productive and after doing some evaluation of my time usage I realized it was because I was partaking in low output activities. In other words I was spending lots of time on activities that gave little results. 

    I am currently reading “Focal Point” by Bryan Tracy and it is blowing my mind. Consequentially I have taken a step back and analyzed what are my “highest result activities”. I was shocked to discover I was spending the least amount of time on this! Crazy! So, now I have adjusted my day to day plan and actions. I am not spending the majority of my time on high value activities. I have been amazed by the results in just one week. Pretty cool stuff :). 

  • Rick

    Just what I needed to read. Thank you.

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  • Rakesh

    Excellent I am really feeling little bit releaved

  • Mohamrary5

    very helpful article….thank u very much

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  • MD

    much needed

  • Dimplez169

    This is great advice, I would recomend all my friends and family to read it

  • Thanks dear, for this wonderful article..

  • gulmaki

    you help me to become future president of pakistan

  • Interesting, but I wasnt able to motivate myself to read the whole thing.. 

  • sbuam

    Is that possible to be a  student and not having motivation ? f*ck thats how i feel right now

  • ronyan

    Wow this is an excellent article, I’ve been struggling with a lack of motivation for some time now and it’s great to be able to identify the mental “steps” that lead to this state of being where you get almost nothing done. Thanks for the suggestions about ways to turn it around. 

  • SFA; Stop Fadding Around

    thanks for this post! blogging about motivating people is great, however some times i find it difficult to motivate myself also! i can assure you this has helped me a great deal thanks again! 

  • Mishel Fayad

    Very nice, short and direct to the point! An excellent morning read :) Definitely worth sharing!

  • Sweetmadchen78

    well said..thank you..!

  • Wizmorley

    this was great tyvm

  • S Pradeepkumar

    A good article. Not much theory there but exemplary practical steps are there.

  • Nicholai

    I am at the point where I have had 3 major mental monsters been non motivated for a couple years now and depressed.  I have tried lots of stuff, I feel better for a day or two and then back to being in a slump. Is there a point of no return?

  • Ashina N Ramesh

    wonderful article……….an optimistic dissemination tool-it is that actually

  • Kavyaspl

    it really helped me learn a lot.

  • Kariz007

    Thanku..for ur excellent article

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  • Mahnaz

    I found that 1’th point is correct about me. I has been lost my motivation because I often think about what I want and less about what I have.
    Thank u for your good article.

  • Emmanuel Chibuike

    Thanks for this great article I was taken aback when I saw this article, in fact this article has help me to recover my lost potential. I lost my focus and fear take over my emotion, since them I was afraid of what my future will be.I was also tossed with Life which make everything to be worst.No body to motivate, No body to give me an encouragement advise and  Nobody to care expect God Almighty who I know He is always they for me.But I also thank the Editor of this article because He make me to realized that one of the basic key to success is Confident,Direct thinking and focus. Know matter How the situation is for me I will try to adapt that. Thanks once again the Editor………. Please can I get inspirational/motivational articles form you through my E-mail.
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  • ND

    A great,insightful and timely article.Last 10 months ,i have been facing issues related to anxitey and blues at times. the cause was very much similar mentioned one in your article
    (i.e fear of poverty,health related issues etc) with no focus or direction of how to come out of it.your article gave good insight with regards to the solution.Many thanks. 

  • saliha

    sometimes you know all these things but then you find yourself just being lost again thanks sharing this its a very good remainder 

  • Victoria Caravia

    I think that we all need motivation to live our lives and be happy and to also have confidence in ourselves to be happy and to believe in ourselves 100 percent feels good!!! When I read this it gave me great advice on that?

  • A_bechaye

    Superbly written.

  • Naveenkumar Bandela05

    Thank you for the brilliant article.

  • Oleksandr

    I found interesting
    link on poll. Team of enthusiasts launches new social project the purpose to
    help people in achieving their goals. At the minimum it’s interesting.

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  • bib

    This helps…..thanks

  • faggot

    great article

  • felix

    thank alot

  • Guina

    Good article Jonh,

    I´m brazilian and I like to speak in English very much. More than my own language. If I focus much time on it, reading, writting, can I will work as a Teacher or something that involves it?

    Guina Flechazóide from São paulo   

  • great article!! 

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  • Helloimazombie

    I really enjoyed this. For YEARS now i have tried to think of what to do when it comes to motivation. And i always procrastinated and it got me no where, then i finally decided to look it up and BAM it’s all right here. Thank you so much. I’m doing better than i ever was before. 

  • Neha

    Thanks for the great article and yes we always forget what we got, we always go after the things that are hard to get.

  • Naheedtalib

    very nice topic and i thing i have learn many thing it all about your subjects thx

  • Carclod

    Great article. Very helpful. Thanks

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  • Anuapps1995

    gr8…..awsome article..

  • Jackieali0302

    Thx for the article! It’s great!

  • Jess

    And yet I still don’t feel like doing anything productive…

  • Vijay

    Like this program 

  • Hamood9830

    nice article–deserve to be read

  • lindag

    Thank you for your words of wisdom. This article was everything I knew inside, just needed to know that I am not the only one with this problem. Remember problems are just hurdles we can get over and on to the next best thing. 

  • Aashish Shhetty 11

    superb article Made my day!

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  • Jackie2edwards

    Excellent article! It all makes sense now. Thanks.

  • Ash

    wow! great article! this really helped! thanks :)

  • Sahil_arsi99

    i’ve tried to understand it……. now i’ll try to untersttod it …..

  • Rugiageles

    “the mind distorts reality to confirm what it wants to believe. The more negatively you think, the more examples your mind will discover to confirm that belief” ….it makes me sense for everything.  My brains are “perfect” on doing this:). Thank you

  • Eric

    This is a wonderful article.. motivation is really a must in our life and it’s good if we can motivate ourself Motivate Yourself thanks for the information…

  • vinay

    Sorry to say.. not a good article

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  • Xl Jeffery

    For me motivation has always come from around my family. My father, mother, cousins are all doing so great in life that I can’t help but feel motivated to dominate at everything I do. I feel like if I don’t keep stepping it up, I’m going to explode or something. 

    Also, do me a favor and check out my blog about life, motivation and confidence! 

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  • Mykeosotos24

    great artical its nice to see people helping others mentally

  • Troy Dove

    This really does help and makes a lot of sense. Motivation is key with ambitions and dreams

  • Doug

    This was a great article!… A strong cup of coffee that woke me up, and got me going!

  • Shaun Taylor

    Thank you. This has motivated me to write my first blog ever and it’s based on my drive towards self motivation. Check it out:

  • Thanks for the post… the truth is we also need the support of others to stay motivated. This is particularly tough when are not supportive… you need friends, coaches and teammates to take that baton.


  • Fantastic Article,  I was impressed by how you broke down how motivation is lost and what you can do about it.   Being productive and getting the most out of life is not an easy task, but it can be achieved, thanks to posts like this and other books out there that teach this kind of stuff.  

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  • Rashmi Rs Singh

    yes….very nice n helpful article ……. thnx fr such kinda motivation realy it wil work ..

  • Neil

    I love this. I read it over 3 or 4 times!

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  • akshay

    the article was really motivating

  • Jayjuve

    Right on time and in line!

  • Tito Al Habsi

    Many thanks, great tips
    Tito Al Habsi

  • Famous Grouse

    I greatly appreciate the work here. Thanks I hope this helps m out I wrote most of it down.

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  • Raine

    That didn’t help

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  • Fernandes_peppy

    Fantastic article. It helped me tremendously as I have recently been laid off from my job and had been feeling all the feelings of being a failure.  I am going to bookmark this article so it can be my “pick me up” whenever I feel low especially when I appear for a job interview and it does not materialise into a job.

    Thank you Editor-in-Chief

  • Sfgkx

    Thanks, man

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  • nancyradkins

    Love your article! Especially the developing direction

  • Tommy

    this is really good

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  • Dave scroggins

    Thanks for this article!!!! I find myself to be great at motivating others, but just in deseperate need of a little self motivating.

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  • Jaspinder

    Here is a great collection of Self Help and Motivational Books :

    I found lots of great books on self help, achieving success  inspirational and motivational books on this website. 

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  • Ilakiya

     nice its helpful for me

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  • Chirag khatri

    its good thanks for suggest me a good way to motivate myself

  • Timcalvert73

    Thank you… I really needed that..!!

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  • Fan

    Reading motivational books can also be a source to increase motivation. I have done that and honestly, it really worked for me. Try it for at least 30 days of reading half an hour of motivational books everyday, and you will see results. :)

  • Thank you fir this article! You helped me big time!

  • sasi

    I really agree with the contents of article….keep on posting good article like this

  • Rockz

    great work i am a pessimist. Wants to work hard but my mind limits my thoughts.? hope to conquer the barrier of my mind and achieve my goal. thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • julie clevedon

    thankyou was feeling particularly low today feeling a mite better now xxxx

  • Lebron

    i cant be bothered to take this advice

  • Raza

    Cheers for that…

  • Evan the great.

    Wow this really helped me out alot, thank you for writing this.

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  • whataboutthis

    Make yourself SO busy that you absolutely do NOT have time to even Touch those goals! Then, when a(n) (even brief) window of opportunity to accomplish the long-awaited for moment to pursue that goal DOES arrive, you will Jump on the opportunity! …especially if you know it’s not going to come around again for some time.

  • Striker

    Really needed something like that

  • alowe

    that was handy , really great article.

  • dijx

    reading this to procrastinate.

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  • Unmotivated

    I didnt have the motivation to keep reading tihs. Really.

  • raymondo

    Hi, this might sound odd, but I’m a 50 year old male that is reasonably successful, I can retire now and never need to work again though a number of successful investments and businesses. I’ve never been so demotivated in my life, nothing makes me want to get up in the morning. I have a number of business ventures that I should be getting on with but I really cant be bothered. I have no idea why I am so flat, don’t want to do anything. I’ve worked all my life taken lots of risk to get to this point and now I realize it wasn’t really worth the struggle..

  • mr dong

    today i am very bored.i don’t have motivation to work.after i read this artical i feel better,the sentence that i like best :the best way to bring success for yoursefl is to desire to create value to the rest of the world

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  • Jack

    I was looking for a more in-depth article, but this was a start. Thanks.

  • Chin Pei Gan

    Thank you so much for your advice… Recently I’m very very down and feel so lost..

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  • KnowledgeSeeker

    Glad I found this article! Everything you’ve said made sense and targets all the things I’m struggling with right now while providing solutions! Thank you.

  • very very nice article…………… I agree with u but sometimes it can’t work in my case………, then what should i do???????????

  • vrinda

    thanx a lot actually all the same things were draining me like hell and now i m feeling better

  • Jessica

    Thank You!!!

  • ben

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  • Aubrey

    This is a brilliant article! Just what I needed. So true & so simple, but I wouldn’t have realized it on my own, haha. Thank you!

  • charles bunsu

    Nice article. Love it…

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  • D

    Excellent Article. This is what I really needed today. I had the focus and the confidence but there was no day to day strategy and I kept failing to achieve my goals.Thanks a ton

  • summer

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  • arun

    its great idea to ignore about fear and set your goals towards success

  • duda

    Thank u, it hit the mark, and will def help me find a way to get more focused


    thank you!this was so inspiring ……perhaps this article will change my colleje life completely….and will help me in being happy and recovering my abilities to keep people around me happy
    i am feeling really good and now i dont need anyone to keep myself boosted…..i am enough for myself and still people are happy with me….thANKS!I AM JUST HAPPY AND I HAVE NO WORDS TO EXPRESS MY GRATITUDE

  • mel

    This is my first time reading an article/blog of this sort..ever. I’m surprized by how many similarities I’ve encountered. I’ll try this theory out one day. peace

  • mgufron

    Thanks for share this awesome article, i guess my big problem is easy to lost focus and the direction too.

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  • Anonymous

    Thanks you so much for this, something as simple as this article, can change the way that someone thinks/acts in future. Keep it up.

  • Steven Ferreira

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  • Kevin

    Brilliant article. I’ve been so unmotivated for nearly 5 years now, constantly trying to get into an exercise routine and failing. Never concentrating on my school work. Being generally lazy and a total slob. I’m going to try again, taking what you’ve said into account, and hopefully it’ll all work out. Thanks.

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  • Soorya

    Really Nice One! Thank you

  • sivs

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  • ankit

    the above content proves to be beneficial ,if the one who read it gets the proper meaning,,after going through the above content i come to the conclusion that moving ones energy in the right direction and using self confidence in he specific direction is the only key to success,tremendous downfalling and and low confidence ruins the life
    The above post is the answer to that….

  • yarris alexander

    i liked this article . it encourges you, it carefully states ways in how to motivate yourself.

  • Ptsd

    I have been suffering from PTSD for 25 years and because of this condition, I have been fighting high levels of anxiety. This is causing me to be extremely fatigued and unmotivated.
    There are a lot of good suggestions on this blog and I am going to try a few.
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  • Callie

    Who is the author?!

  • himanshu

    like it very much

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    u did wonders for me just now….

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  • Daniel Freeman

    Great article. It is simple and to the point. I like the easy steps because they won’t hinder the process of starting to get out of the low motivation funk. I have been in retail for over twenty five years and at work everything is laid out to make the day run smooth. Recently, I have put retail to the side and I am starting to focus more on design work. The only issue is that now I have to be the one who lays out the plan. In a short time, I will be depending on my motivation to start creating designs so I needed a little boost. This article will certainly help. Thank You.

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  • Maia

    Overconfidence can also be a problem, I find. If you think that you are already good at something, then you won’t be motivated to extend your knowledge (I know this isn’t true of all people but may be applicable to some)… How could someone combat this?

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  • Jasmine

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    I’m in unmotivated spot in my life that has started with my prior drug abuse and the inability to be sober for many years. Today I’ve came a long way bettering my self slowly trying my best to succeed at life and properly supporting my family. This information on the site really helps me understand what I need to do to be successful.

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  • Daniel

    I totally understand were u are coming from. I also graduated from high school and did not attend college I feel pretty stupid sometimes and know I could b doing a lot better . I recently enrolled in barber school that i am now attending. The thing is that I just never really believed in myself and am always discouraged by what’s others think and say.

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