Motivation And Where To Find It

Here are two things that some people might mistake for the other; inspiration and motivation.
There is a distinction between them.  Inspiration is mostly found on the outside of self (books, movies, songs, pictures, places, people, etc…) while motivation is something that stems from inside of you. It’s important to know the distinction so that you could summon whichever one you need at the moment.
You may be a student struggling in school or you might be someone working to live the dream life you’ve always wanted. Whoever you are, whatever your battle may be, here are a few pieces of advice to help you stay motivated.
  • Slow down: Don’t stress about the things that aren’t really significant. Sometimes you just need to take a break from some things. Recharging is important. If taking a break means taking a week off to unplug or just taking a break from something else or whatever, then by all means, take the break. Afterward, you’ll be feeling much more inspired, energetic, and ready to tackle whatever.
  • Daily To-Do List: a list full of things you need to do and strongly desire to do.
    If you narrow it down to what you need to do and what you strongly desire to do, it’ll have you stay focused and not stressed over so many little things.


    What is a major difference between people who are successfully productive and ones who are not? The successful ones prioritize! Everyone has 24-hours, nobody is short-changed. So what makes us all different is how we use that time, and what we prioritize.

  • Motivation list: One of the ways I summon mine is by writing down a list of reasons why I want a particular outcome. I actually wrote a list of reasons why I want to become a published author. Some were things like making my parents proud and knowing their sacrifices mattered. Others were  how I didn’t want to let this life pass by without following my dream. This story was given to me for a reason and I owe it to my family, my Creator, and myself to make this happen. No talents nor gifts should ever be wasted. They were given to us to give to others and this is how we change the world.  I wrote a lot of reasons but I’ll just leave these ones here.

Keep this list! Maybe even carry it in your pocket or somewhere you could see it every day, especially when you need it.

I know it’s been awhile since I’ve posted anything, but there is good reason for that! In my next post, I shall explain further.

Much Love & Light, As Always

Stay Inspired!


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