In order for me to stay motivated lately, I've had to start listening to my motivation tapes again. Maybe it's the sub-zero weather and the fact that I haven't seen the sun in days, but I have the energy level of a slug.
Today I'm going to listen to music and give myself a pep talk. Sometimes I think it's ridiculous that I have to work so hard to start to work. I guess I'm not the only one though. There are hundreds/thousands of websites that address motivation. Work place motivation, diet motivation, motivation for kids with attention deficit. I guess even Tony Robbins needs a little motivational push every once in awhile. So, I'm not alone.
Something that really works for me is a mini goal. My goal today is to finish one cake topper and start another. I have 5 hours to work on this goal before I have to go to work. When I get home, if I'm not too tired, I have the whole evening to work.
I think my biggest problem is that when it gets dark, I get tired. Once I step into my home at night, (6:45) I'm ready to take a bath, eat and watch TV. I want to start utilizing that time better. Maybe a shower instead of a bath would energize me. If I drank hot tea, listened to music and stayed out of my bedroom till 10:00 I'd get more done.
Here's a link to 16 ways to get motivated. Get off your butt!
I guess I just added another goal to my day. That's to come home, shower, drink tea, listen to music and create. I'll give you an update later.
Hey! I actually see some sunshine peeking through my window!