Mastering the Art of Self-Motivation

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Self-motivation is the inherent force that will get us through the daily grind. It is the key to achievement, and it can be challenging to find it internally. People with self-motivation can find a reason and strength to complete a task. People who are self-motivated tend to be more organized, have good time management skills, and often have more self-esteem and confidence. Mastering self-motivation begins with our own personal mission and vision. Self-motivation is central to everything constructive that we want to do in life.

A self-motivated person is always motivated to do things without any kind of exterior force and behaves in a manner that is beneficial for his/her general well-being. Self-motivation is a key life skill and something that everybody interested in personal development should think very vigilantly about. It is the quality that pushes us to achieve our goals, and improve the overall quality of our life.

Many wonder how they can develop self-motivation to ensure they attain their goals in life. We must be able to keep our spirit high no matter however dispiriting the circumstance is. That is the only way to get the power we need to trounce difficulties. Developing self-motivation skills will increase our efficacy. Those who are discouraged and disheartened in difficult times are certain to lose even before the battle is over.

It is self-motivation that permits us not to lose our focal point while remaining practical. It will forever nurture our inter-dependency with our definition of success. As Les Brown rightly said, “Wanting something is not enough. You must hunger for it.” Your motivation must be absolutely compelling in order to overcome the obstacles that will invariably come your way.

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Shivanand Pandit, based in Goa, is a tax specialist, financial adviser, guest faculty and public speaker.

Shivanand Pandit

Shivanand Pandit, based in Goa, is a tax specialist, financial adviser, guest faculty and public speaker.