[A007] Motivate Yo Self: Suck It Up and Do The Thing

Kids think adults can do whatever they want. The truth is that you need to get things done — even if it’s not fun.

We all have days when we don’t feel like doing anything. But that doesn’t mean that we can just go back to bed. Adulting is sometimes about doing things you don’t want to do — just because it’s the right thing to do.

We discuss some of the things that might be holding you back, as well as excuses you might be making. Learn to overcome your reluctance by understanding yourself and looking for ways to reward yourself be doing what you need to do.

Even if you aren’t motivated, you can still get things done.

Concepts

  • Why don’t millennials want to participate in hard work?
  • What are some of the hangups holding you back?
  • Strategies for learning how get things done when you don’t feel like it.
  • The importance of doing things that may be unpleasant.
  • How do you identify excuses vs. legitmate reasons not to do something?

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Resources

Miami HeraldNews report on the “Monitoring the Future” study showing millennial disconnect between hard work and money
Psychology TodayStrategies for identifying excuses and overcoming them so you get things done

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[A007] Motivate Yo Self: Suck It Up and Do The Thing was last modified: March 3rd, 2017 by Harlan and Miranda

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