Merriam-Webster defines Inspire as causing someone to have a feeling of wanting to do something.

People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar

Motivation is something that can come directly from being inspired.  You need to get motivated to do every task that you undertake.  Inspiration is what gives you motivation when you need it most.

So the question is, how does one inspire themselves in the shortest time possible?

1. What are you passionate about?

When you know where your passions lie, you know what actions will make you happy! Look back on your life and find out what you enjoyed doing and never got paid for it.

2. What is your life purpose?

Your life purpose will answer the questions that start with, “Why?”

  • Why get out of bed in the morning
  • Why say yes to one thing and no to the rest
  • Why persist after failure

3. What do you want to achieve?

Decide what benefits you will receive after achieving your goal!  When you know what you will receive from your efforts, it instills Intrinsic Motivation Towards. Dr. Stephen R. Covey in his book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People says to “Begin with the end in mind”.

What trick do you use to inspire yourself?

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