Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.

Secrets of Success

< Secrets of Success Main Page    Submit a Secret

Where Does Motivation Come From?

43

Members Were Sparked
This Sparked Me!

Motivation comes from within yourself.
Think about the surge you had for the new year... You felt like you had a new beginning and internally wanted to start on the right foot. The problem with those surges is that they are temporary. But you now know for a fact that YOU and only YOU can motivate yourself!

When you are optimist, positive, self confident and proud of yourself, it's easy to motivate yourself. And the motivation you feel will be constant and always there.

MORE INFORMATION:
And how do you do it?

Set yourself daily base goals. Like walking for 15 minutes, or doing one video exercise. Something easy, your minimum requirement.
And now do it everyday. Always.

You will develop a sense of pride and accomplishment and this will in turn motivate you!!

Give it a try!
- Submitted by FRENCHPRINCESSE 3/23/2011 in Motivation | 2 Comments
Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click Report Inappropriate Secret and our staff will review it.

Member Comments

ERIKO1908 3/23/2011 11:45:00 PM

    So very true & important to always remember!! You might think that your motivation is that "You want to look good in a bikini" or "You want to go down a pant size" or "You want to keep up with your grandkids", the real motivations are the "YOU WANTS" - PERIOD!!
NPDSLEUTH 3/23/2011 10:59:00 PM

    Great post. My 2 cents - -don't give up on YOU! Thanks so much for sharing this -

Leave encouragement, a question, or anything else relevant to this. All comments must abide by SparkPeople's Community Guidelines.

Log in to post a comment.

Related Secrets

Diet Resources: waist to hip ratio | target heart rate | heart rate monitor