Motivation and Passion – Feeling it in your bones!

Motivation and Passion! If you’ve got these two then you are bound to be successful. Yet, sometimes they are hard to come by, why is this?

Trying to scrounge up enough motivation to get stuff done? Are you motivated internally or externally? Have you discovered what your passions are? Are you able to act out some of your passions everyday?

Motivation and passion are the fire that burns inside you that is waiting to be unleashed. Passion should be the driving force behind any endeavor and motivation is what is going to get you there.

Check out some of these articles to help you discover and use your passions, get motivated, and be successful!

Intrinsic Motivation and Sex Energy - Say what?

Intrinsic motivation is the itch before the scratch, the ache before the rub, and the engine rev before the race. It drives you to action because of an irresistible impulse not because you have to, or want to, but because you need to. Intrinsic motivation is the potential energy before the explosion of kinetic energy pushing you into action!

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Reward the Smart Way!

(And how to get their optimal performance!)

As brain science continues to evolve and advance our understanding of the brain, we are presented with new insights that challenge our current and previous ideologies of dealing with the human psyche.

If you are a manager, business owner, parent, older sibling, or simply a pet owner, then this article is for you.

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Bee Motivated

Are you busy as a bee? I love this phrase because if no one else, our little black and yellow friends really have it figured out. Let’s attempt to forget for a moment that when a bee is in sight most of us tend to prance around like little girls flapping your arms like penguins – because I want to talk about something they certainly have, that you may not!

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Set Your Pace!

Lately I’ve noticed a trend in my ability to concentrate, be productive, and have more energy throughout the day (hence the recent articles related to energy levels). Just as a swimmer or sprinter may attribute his loss to a slow start at the sound of the gun, I attribute my snail-like pace throughout the day to a slow start at the buzzer… from my alarm clock.

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Unmotivatable?

Can a person really be unmotivatable?

From my perspective, this would be a person who is empty of any passions, dreams, or aspirations in their life or towards their future. They are lost in a state of stagnation that they choose to stay in and no one else can help them escape until they make the conscious decision to do so.

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When you hear the word courage what images come to mind? Do you picture a valiant knight going into battle? Firefighters and Police Officers in the line of duty? The brave soldiers sent overseas? A person that has no fear?

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If you’ve spent more than five minutes with a three-year-old, your ears are probably still ringing with the powerful and three-letter word, WHY. It’s the easiest question a person can ask, but can also be the hardest to answer… it also happens to be a child favorite. For children, questions come easily, perhaps because everything is so new to them, nevertheless, curiosity is found in abundance. I agree with John Locke, a seventeenth-century British philosopher, when he said “Curiosity in children is but an appetite for knowledge”. When do we lose this?

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What lights your fire? What tickles your fancy? What sparks your flame? What gets your clock tickin’?… Alright, enough with the analogies, if you haven’t guessed already, I have one question for you: what MOTIVATES you?

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For Your Inspiration! (FYI!) Month 2011 – This article was part of an exciting and challenging month dedicated to discovering passions, setting goals, learning success strategies, and sharing thoughts to ponder throughout the day!  If you’d like to find out what this month was all about, check out FYI Month 2011 for more information! Passion […]

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For Your Inspiration! (FYI!) Month 2011 – This article was part of an exciting and challenging month dedicated to discovering passions, setting goals, learning success strategies, and sharing thoughts to ponder throughout the day!  If you’d like to find out what this month was all about, check out FYI Month 2011 for more information! Your […]

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