MOTIVATION OVER PROCRASTINATION

This is kind of like yin and yang. There is a good side and bad side to each of these two things. And to any sort of thing as well. So let’s think about motivation: what is it? Motivation is a drive that sets you up in a path of achieving your wanted goals. Sounds great, doesn’t it? Behaving in a particular way because of various reasons. Motivation is very beneficial.

But on the other hand, there is a procrastination. It is like your evil twin; your other side. Call it whatever you want, but it can be very bad for you. It is the simple practice of overdoing pleasurable things instead of less pleasurable ones. This maybe doesn’t sound bad if you control it. If however you don’t, the problems with your motivation can surface.
HOW TO SOLVE THIS PROBLEM?
It is not a hard task to gain back your motivation, you just need to set yourself in the right direction. There isn’t only one path, there are many ways to get things done and we will show you few steps on how to do it.
GAIN MOTIVATION BY PLAYING YOUR FAVOURITE SONGS
istock_000027259649smallSounds a bit strange? It shouldn’t. Music is actually very good motivator for anyone. Ever notice how when you clean your house, without music it seems that you’re doing it and the task just can’t speed up just for a little bit? So what do you do? You turn on the stereo; you play your favourite song and suddenly the task you wanted to be done, gets done sooner.
Music is a subjective thing. No one says that you should play exclusively classical music and hoping that you get your motivation going. No. Pick a genre you enjoy and listen to music while you make up what you have to do. Let the good feeling circulate through your mind and at the same time, think about your goal. Think about how even better you’ll feel about when you finish it, and doing it with music is a good way into letting the positive in, and negative pressure out.
590x300SET A TIMER
This may seem like you’re putting a pressure on yourself by limiting your time to do something that needs to be done, but this is not the case. No one says that you should accomplish something in an hour when that is not even remotely possible. What we mean by this is that you should break the time in two: set yourself to work an hour, and allow yourself a 15 minute break in between. This technique is very beneficial because you will have your rest and your motivation won’t fade over time. Overworking yourself was never the point. Breaks are necesery if you want motivation to finish the work you’ve started.
social_mediaDON’T ALLOW DISTRACTION
This is the golden rule if you want to complete a task. Never ever check your social media, because it will only prolong your way of achieving the things you want to do. You can do this however if you take a 15 minute break as said above. In this case, it is very acceptable. Chat with few friends, excange few juciy things between each other but when the break is over – go back and start doing it until another break comes in. Organize your time so that you have balanced work and play.