5 Point Checklist to stay motivated when you feel like giving up

Sometimes we find it difficult to stay motivated, especially when things seem to be out of control. Just remember, it takes some effort to get from where you are now to where yo want to be, and there will be obstacles showing up on our path to achieve your goal.

We all know that staying motivated is a lot harder than simply starting something, especially when you don’t have a clear goal, or difficult to achieve. Add to that, there will always be many surprises that can set you back and make you just want to give it all up and doubt your motivation, or even your goals.

You will probably start to ask yourself; Do I really have to do this? Is it worth it? How bad do I really want it?
Once you start asking yourself those type of questions, you begin to lose the excitement you once had when you first started whatever you are after, burn out and and call it quits.

You might be wondering though, why some people seem to be able to successfully reach their goals while others quit before they even finish their fist step? The answer to that lies in the motivation that keeps them going. It all starts from within, is guarded by clear goals and ambitions, hence causes them to feel those amazing feelings that go along with them enjoying the journey to reach their goals.

The good news is that you can get back on track easily if you could just follow few steps and take few minutes to go through a simple checklist.

You Think Life is Unfair?

Or could it be your Self-Confidence?

How many times have you caught yourself saying?

  • That is too risky
  • I don’t have what it takes
  • I don’t have enough money
  • The most common one is “This is just me, and I can’t change that.”

The root of most of that is the lack self-confidence or self-esteem.

I hate to call it “lack” since we don’t really lack self-esteem, but rather we bury it and don’t acknowledge its existence. Let’s first identify what self-confidence and self-esteem mean.