“You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island of opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land; there is no other life but this.” ― Henry David Thoreau
Humans have a life expectancy of more than 80 years. Sounds a lot doesn’t it? That’s a lot of lawn mowing and car washing. It’s also a lot of seconds spent on this wonderful blue planet. It’s about 2.5 billion seconds actually.
Exchange all these and call them moments. What do you do with these moments?
“Either I will find a way, or I will make one.” – Philip Sidney
You have big plans.
Plans that will probably make you feel better physically and emotionally. You will feel unstoppable because you’ve accomplished something important in the past. You know the feeling and you know how great it makes you feel.
There’s just one problem; you can’t seem to get motivated again. No matter how hard you try, you look at that to-do list or think about that project you want to do, and you just can’t seem to find the energy to get started or to finish.
If you are feeling unmotivated right now, here are five tips to help get you motivated, and stay motivated, until you finish.
Today’s Sunday Inspiration: When you live in the past, regretting what happened yesterday, you miss out on the beautiful gifts of today. Be present and be here to welcome peace and happiness into your life right now.
About Alex Blackwell
Alex Blackwell is a father, husband and writer.
“Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.” – Ovid
You are a high-achiever and successful in everything you set out to do. Yet lately you’ve been feeling tired and drained. You enjoy your work and you enjoy being busy, but recently you’ve started feeling un-motivated.
You also notice that you have trouble sleeping and your appetite has changed. And yes, you have started feeling overwhelmed for the first time ever.
What you may be experiencing is a burnout.
Burnout happens gradually. But if you are not aware of its effects, it can slowly sneak up on you and wreak havoc both physically and mentally. So, it’s best to pay attention to the warning signs.
Here are some simple ways to keep burning brightly without burning out.