How To Motivate Yourself And Achieve Any Goal

How to motivate yourselfStaying motivated can be challenging for many people. In the face of surmounting challenges it can be very difficult. The road to achieving any meaningful goal can be lonely.

There are negative intuitions telling you cannot achieve that worthwhile goal.
Learn to motivate yourself by following the 11 ways enumerated in this blog post. There is no one solution to fix your lack of motivation.

we all have things which motivate us to take action on our goals and dreams. What is that motivate you to follow your dream and goals? Come on, let us ride on the vehicle of motivation to pursue and achieve our goals.

In this blog post, you will learn how to motivate yourself to achieve any goal

1. Read Books

Inspirational biographies of people who overcame odds can spur you on. You will learn how they overcome the odds and strategies that helped them stay motivated.

I believe you heard or read of stories of people who overcame the odd to achieve success. If one person was bold enough to motivate him or her self to overcome setback, there is no excuse you cannot do the same.

Start reading an inspirational book for say an hour every morning and watch it impact for the rest of the day.

2. Read Quotes

Quotes are like wisdom nuggets derived from people who have walked the talk. Motivational quotes ignite a desire in you to go after your goals. Do you need some motivation today to go after your goals?

Here are a few motivational quotes you can incorporate into your life now:
• . “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt
• . “Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.” – Napoleon Hill
• . “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” – George Addair
• . “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot
• . “There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.” – Roger Staubach
• . “I believe that if one always looked at the skies, one would end up with wings.” —Gustave Flaubert

3. Befriend positive people

You will be the average of the 5 people you hang out with. Befriending positive people can affect your attitude. Taking care of your association is very important for your motivation.

People who have positive attitude motivate you to go for your dream when you feel like giving up.

4. Plan Your day

Do you know only few people write down their goals? Out of the few who write their goal only a handful take action on their goal. Have you written down goals this morning? Writing down your goals is the first hurdle.

Moreover, attaching a strong reason is what inspires motivation to complete it. Write down your goals today. For each goal attach a strong reason why you need to do it..

5. Doing the one thing

Doing many things at the same time can be overwhelming. Sticking to one goal at a time and seeing it to a logical conclusion is vital for your personal motivation. A sense of accomplishment is a driving force to motivate you to tackle other goals you may have set for your self.

Have you lost the zest for living because you think you have so many things to do. Take it one thing at a time. Celebrate when you achieve one goal.

6. Track your progress

When you measure your progress on any goal it tends give you an idea how well you have performed. This in itself gives you motivation. So, anything you don’t measure you will not see the need to continue.

Because you do not have any data to see how you have performed.

7. Reward Yourself

When you complete a task you have set for yourself , reward  yourself. This can be a motivation for you to keep moving on to your next goal  Anytime you achieve a goal, you reward your self. The reward can be simple thing like treating yourself to a dinner in a nice restaurant.

8. Keep Your Eyes on the Prize

Do you know athletes always go into competition with the sole aim of winning the ultimate prize at stake? The excitement of receiving the ultimate prize is what motivates them to put in the hours to train.

When you know your ultimate outcome it motivates you to take action on your dreams. According to research, when people are aware of the reward at stake, it accounts for about 75 percent of personal motivation towards achieving any goal.

9. Stay positive

Staying positive in a negative world cannot be under rated. We live in a world full of negativity. This tends to  affect our metal attitude. It can also affect your motivation.

The news information you hear can either spur you on to achieve or retreat on your goals. You don’t allow negative mentality to derail your motivation. You are in constant battle to stay either positive or negative in any given situation.

Choose to stay positive in the face of the odds and you will observe your motivation level soar to new heights.

10. Know your why

The case for a strong reason you want to achieve your goal impact your personal motivational. Do you write down reasons why you are pursuing your dream or goal?

Take a look at your goals you have written down and see if you have a strong reason for taking on those goals


The challenges you face on daily basis can derail your motivation. Yet, you can still find the necessary motivation to achieve your goal or dream. You have learnt the various ways you can motivate yourself.

These are:
• Read Books
• Read Quotes
• Befriend positive people
• Plan Your Day
• Doing the one thing
• Track your progress
• Reward yourself
• Keep Your eyes on the prize
• Stay positive
• Know your why

We all want to achieve our dreams and goals and live life to the full. You have to raise your game by learning to motivate yourself daily. Do you have a way of motivating yourself apart from what are mentioned in this blog post? I want to hear from you, Share with us by leaving your comment below.

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