Everybody likes the feeling of inspiration. When we are inspired we feel like we can accomplish anything! Our energy level rises, our attitude and productivity improve, our mind is sharpened, and we physically feel better.
Because I’m writing non-fiction — more specifically how-to books and eBooks — my books focus on my readers’ problems. In effect, I’m a problem solver. So my real source of inspiration is problems. Which is cool as it goes. But I really can’t start with a question. That would be a case of relying too much on read magazines. So writing a book to solve a problem means I need to pick up the problem at the next stage. And effectively, that’s my source of inspiration.
I flex my smile muscle many times a day, even when I don’t feel like smiling. Why? It helps to get me into a confident state of mind. It is also scientifically proven to work. I read inspirational quotes, watch motivational videos on YouTube and train daily in the act of optimism. Optimism takes practice. Here’s a good tip: The next time a problem seems so big and scary that it threatens to swallow you up, fight it with knowledge. Get on the Internet and do research. Slay that dragon by learning its loopholes, it weaknesses and shortcuts. It might help to believe in the powers of the Universal Law of Attraction which draws opportunities toward you just the way you specify to, and in the right intensity as you sought after.
Talk with your neighbors and let their stories inspire you. It helps sometimes to hear of a persons hardship or personal victory, you might be able to relate to that person. Its almost an instant connection because your neighbors or friends. Besides a few details their stories could be yours. Find these stories take them in and let them inspire and motivate you.
Always look to learn- never be shy of the learning process, the more you become aware, the more you become confident and determined, it will give fillip to the sale process and add to motivation.
Read Everything – Sit down with all three notepads and read whatever you wrote loud. You are sort of confirming what you wrote and reminding yourself of all the things you just got out of your head.
Except it doesn’t. In week two it takes more effort to keep it all together, but you manage. You still feel like you’re giving 110%, but now you’re not quite getting to everything – at the end of each day there’s still an item or two on today’s to-do list. No worries, you figure – you’ll just add them to tomorrow’s list. Right now you need to deal with a couple of things that aren’t going just right this week.
I urge you to look for those springboards and get a running start when you find them. Action leads to motivation. You don’t need motivation to start something; you need it to finish. So finish what you started, and look for motivation, use it to your benefit, and re-live the joy of holding that pose as your shots get closer and closer to your target.