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Have you been putting something off?
You know how it goes. One part of your brain says –
“Stop procrastinating. Just get on with it. Finish it!”
But then another part screams-
“But I don’t want to!”
It may not be anything major, but the task keeps niggling at the back […]
Feeling unmotivated? Lacking confidence? Consider altering your posture.
It’s firmly established that a large number of bodily movements, including posture, can influence one’s personal attitudes, motivation levels and ability to think. Studies have found that sitting slumped in a chair can make one feel less proud of their performance (Stepper & Strack, 1993) and can lead to people giving up more quickly […]
Motivating yourself to exercise isn’t always easy. When you’ve been at school or work for over 6 – 8 hours, the last thing you probably want to do is go for a run, walk or lift some weights.
But what if a horde of zombies was chasing after you? Would that motivate you to start running?
The latest craze in exercise […]
Over a year ago I wrote a blog post called “5 ways to motivate yourself to study a boring subject and/or complete a project”. Several people responded to this blog post with comments along the following lines –
“Don’t know what to do…..I have not gained any motivation…”
“I want something more to get motivated. This is not practically acceptable to me”.
Ouch. Clearly my […]