You don’t have to train for a marathon or work from home to know that staying motivated and on track to accomplish goals is hard.
Our culture has developed a very short attention span. There is a constant variety delivered by a thousand cable channels and the 24-hour news cycle.
However, humans crave novelty. Let’s say you’re slogging along on the same old running route five days a week. It’s only natural that your motivation would begin to wane.
It’s easy in the beginning, what with your passions inflamed, so to speak. Over time, however, the novelty wears off.
Once the fun and excitement of the honeymoon are over and you have to get down to the real work.
Your attention will wander to new interests and pursuits. In other words, your goals can become a chore.
The good news is that you’re not alone. Plenty of people have trouble maintaining motivation. There are many ways to combat a loss of interest, renew your motivation, and stick to the plan.
Here are just a few helpful hints to keep you motivated. [Read more…]by