Lack of motivation can crush you, literally cripple you from taking action. If you’re sick of suffering from a lack of motivation, you’re in luck, because you’re about to learn the 8 major reasons why you’re short on the motivational energy you need to successfully accomplish your goals… And exactly how to fix each of them. By the time you’re done reading (or listening) this, you’ll have the knowledge you need to unleash the motivational powerhouse within you. Let’s dive in. …


It’s time to fix your motivation problem. For good.

8 things that cause your lack of motivation and how to fix them
8 things that cause your lack of motivation and how to fix them
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Lack of motivation can crush you, literally cripple you from taking action. If you’re sick of suffering from a lack of motivation, you’re in luck, because you’re about to learn the 8 major reasons why you’re short on the motivational energy you need to successfully accomplish your goals… And exactly how to fix each of them. By the time you’re done reading (or listening) this, you’ll have the knowledge you need to unleash the motivational powerhouse within you. Let’s dive in. …


O n a scale of one to ten, how sick are you of setting goals and falling short? The key to achieving your goals — especially those big hairy ambitious goals that really matter to you — is to hammer away at them bit by bit, in small steps taken daily. Success, as the saying goes, is doing a few simple things really well everyday. …


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Increasing your creativity — or developing any sense of creativity in the first place — seems to be hardest when you need it most. Personally, I’d always thought “creativity” was sort of elusive. I thought creative people, like Pablo Picasso, for instance, were blessed with some sort of magical, innate talent that most of us just don’t have. And this is how I’d rationalize why people like Picasso were so much more creative than I was. But, as it turns out, I was dead wrong (kind of.)

You see, most people think Picasso just sat down in front of a…


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Today is my 30th birthday. With my 20s officially behind me, I thought about some of the most important life lessons I’ve learned over my first 30 years of life. Here they are, in no particular order:

30 Life Lessons Learned in 30 Years

1. Live a life true to yourself.

“I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me.”

Did you read that highly depressing, incredibly un-inspiring quote written above? I hope so, because it’s the single most common thing people regret when they near the end of their lives. …


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“Today brings to each of us 1,440 minutes; 86,400 ticks of the clock. Both the poor and the wealthy have the same 24 hours of opportunity. Time favors no one. Today merely says, ‘Here I am. What are you going to do with me?’ How well we use each day is largely a function of attitude. With the right attitude we can seize the day and make it a point of new beginning. Today does not care about yesterday’s failures or tomorrow’s regrets. It merely offers the same precious gift — another 24 hours — and hopes that we will…


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Let’s talk about risk taking. But before we move on, let’s get one thing out of the way: if you’re reading this (or listening to the podcast) — it’s likely you want to become more of a risk taker in life. I’m sure, of course, you don’t want to start taking risks for no good reason; but because there’s a gap between where you are NOW and where you WANT to be.

Right about now, you might be thinking, “No shit, sherlock, that’s what I’m here for.” But some of us still aren’t quit sure if becoming a risk taker…


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“Business ideas are like buses, there’s a new one every 15 minutes.” — Sir Richard Branson (Click-to-tweet)

Back in the 1930s, a man name Norman Walker wanted to figure out how he could get the best, most vital nutrients out of plants, fruits, and vegetables into his body without having to eat 8 pounds of fruits and veggies a day. After tinkering around in his lab for a while, he found out that 80% of a vegetable’s nutrients could be found in 20% of the vegetable.

But how could he tap into it?

By pressing, mashing, and squeezing the nutritious…


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Quick question: What do you usually do when you want to feel good about your overall approach to productivity?

Some people make themselves feel good by setting big goals, creating a game-plan of priorities to help achieve their goals, and then executing around those priorities on a day-to-day basis.

And then there’s that other group of people — the super-intelligent, super-smart, BIG thinkers that want to achieve the biggest dreams they can possibly envision… but somehow end up becoming ultra-stressed rather than ultra-successful.

How does this happen?

They’ve got ideas on top of ideas. They’ve got dreams of doing BIG…


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Unless you got drunk the night before, you’ll likely start waking up right before the alarm clock startles you awake.

2. If the subconscious command doesn’t work,

set the alarm on your smartphone and put it far enough away from your bed so you have to physically get up to shut your alarm off in the morning when it goes off. You’ll be less likely to hit snooze once you’re already up.

3. Drink a liter of water upon rising.

Most people are under-energized because they’re under-hydrated. Hydration is energy. Keep a liter of water at your bedside table before bed, and crush it immediately upon rising.

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4. After you brush your teeth, pause for a moment and smile at yourself.

Dean Bokhari

Host of The Meaningful Show — the intersection of personal growth + meaningful work. Learn more at http://www.MeaningfulHQ.com

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