Sometimes, we might find ourselves working much more than we should, and as a result, we can end up feeling burnt out. When we get to such states of exhaustion, finding the motivation to keep us going can be pretty hard. This is why we wanted to share with you some useful tips that should help you find that motivation to keep going and ultimately reach your goals.
- Start with small and specific goals. When we are going through a rough patch, setting up big and quite ambitious goals could end up having a negative effect on our mood, especially when we are feeling burnt out. Instead, try starting with something small and reachable during the near future. This will give you the feeling of accomplishment you need to keep going without draining you completely.
- Count on those around you. Having a support system is another great way to find motivation when we feel down or exhausted. Remember that there are others who support you and want you to succeed. If we are feeling burnt out and can’t find a way to remain motivated, count on those around you. Ask your friends to be a part of your projects or make them part of your goals too. You’ll find it easy to achieve your goals when you can share the joy of accomplishment with others.
- Think of the process, not the product. Setting tasks that we might not enjoy but that will result in a positive outcome might not be the best way to get closer to our goals when we feel we’re low on energy and motivation. However, a great way to start getting in the right path again is by completing tasks that we will enjoy, that will help us feel more motivated, and that will not make us feel like we are forcing ourselves. This way, we’ll be able to keep the right mindset and keep working on our goals.
Success is the sum of small efforts
repeated day-in and day-out.
– Robert Collier