What is your reason?
We use the word motivation as though it's pixie dust, a special something that magically gives you power wake up early, work hard, and so on. But motivation isn't magical.
Motivation literally is about your "Motive"- the reason you do something. If the reason you do something is significant and meaningful, than the task becomes easier and even fun. What is your reason? If you lack motivation, are you really lacking a compelling reason for that activity, or have you just not focused on the motive?
For me, seeing children in misery and difficulty is unsettling, so I work hard to make sure we can do the maximum possible for homeless families. That's my reason. It's what keeps me motivated even when the work, the tasks in front of me, are boring, troublesome or monotonous.
What is your reason? Share with me what motivates you.
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