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Motivation



Our motivation can be external—provided or enforced by others—or internal, coming entirely from the self. Motivations can range from pursuing positive rewards to avoiding negative consequences, from focusing on what we want to achieve to how we want to achieve it. Understanding what truly motivates us and those around us can help us manage our time and efforts more effectively to accomplish our goals. We can struggle with finding our motivation, and we can struggle when we experience conflicting motivations, whether within ourselves or with others. Coming to terms with what we expect and desire from the world around us can help us find and hold true to powerful wells of energy and determination that allow us to keep moving forward, even when we get discouraged.

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How to Stay Motivated

The Motivation Manifesto is a poetic and powerful call to reclaim our lives and find our own personal freedom. It’s a triumphant work that transcends the title, lifting the reader from mere motivation into a soaringly purposeful and meaningful life

Work Reimagined: Uncover Your Calling

It’s the end of work as we know it. Career paths look nothing like they did in the days before phones got smart. We work more hours at more jobs for more years than ever before.

Do It Anyway!

It doesn't matter how long the road may seem. It doesn't matter how lonely the road may seem. If you have the ability to do it, then do it! Doing what comes natural eliminates the possibility of failure.

When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love.

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Serena Williams Reads "Still I Rise" by Maya Angelou

Serena Williams reads 'Still I Rise' by Maya Angelou.

Fried: Why You Burn Out and How to Revive

Burnout looks a lot like depression, but it's not a biological bogeyman that medication or simple stress management can cure.

How to Get Things Done When You Don’t Want to Do Anything

Motivation is the energy that gets us to take action — and I’m not the only one finding it hard to come by. Some of us might have full-on burnout after a year-plus of loss, grief and pandemic challenges.

Do not act as if you were going to live ten thousand years. Death hangs over you. While you live, while it is in your power, be good.

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How to Use the Power of Self-Discipline | Brian Tracy

One quality you can develop to stop making excuses and start seeing results, which will guarantee you greater success, accomplishment, and happiness in life-is self-discipline.

Crossing the Unknown Sea: Work as a Pilgrimage of Identity

Crossing the Unknown Sea is about reuniting the imagination with our day to day lives. It shows how poetry and practicality, far from being mutually exclusive, reinforce each other to give every aspect of our lives meaning and direction.

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