where do you get motivation to work more when you feel drain and tired?

@hotsummer (10307)
Philippines
September 4, 2009 6:27am CST
first, what drains you of your energy. for me is not really the amount of work that i do each time that drains me of my energy fast. mostly it is the bad things that happen or some negative thoughts and some hopeless thoughts. some negative things that gets me down really affect my energy level. when i like i am losing my energy and my love to work, i usually just stop a while and relax and do some meditation. sometimes i just do some reading. right now i just read slowly some discussions here in mylot and try to enjoy reading these discussions. and usually that will bring me back on track quite fast enough for me to enjoy participating in discussion. sometimes i feel weird when i just suddenly smile or laugh over what i have read and sometimes people here at my place will think i am just laughing or smiling for some weird reason and i may appear to them some display of weird behavior. but i don't mind, cause i know that i have not lose my sanity and my sanity is all intact. what about you. what gives your strength to keep working when you don't feel it you like it.
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4 responses
@deejean06 (1953)
• United States
4 Sep 09
Hi hotsummer...I can sympathize with you - I too get tired during the day more from bad things and negative thoughts than anything else. I too have to take a break from the negativity and look at something nice - like a picture of my son or a funny email. Keep doing what you're doing and try to ignore the negative stuff!
@hotsummer (10307)
• Philippines
6 Sep 09
so my plan to day, is not only to work but to find solutions for the things that get me down and affect my mood. i am trying to create an environment in my place where every thing will affect my mood to be good and will not cause me to have negative thoughts. on how i will do that i am not much sure about it but i will just take each day as it comes and will just do some things to help to lighten my load each day. and what ever adds to my pressure in life i will eliminate those things ,
@rajupaul (975)
• India
4 Sep 09
hotsummer Motivation is the great instrument of human life. If you ask me I said when I see my family I alway energied by seeing them How I am getting this energy I don't Know. You can say this is the god gift.Thanks Have a nice day.
@hotsummer (10307)
• Philippines
4 Sep 09
yes our family serves as inspiration to do more in life and reach our goal. without them any success will be meaningless . we want to share everything with them specially our success.
@mastinet (467)
• India
4 Sep 09
Self confidence is the most important factor for motivation to work even if you are tired. Dedication for work and interest in the work which you are going to perform plays a vital role. Self assessment is also very necessary. First thing to do is to sit down and write down the goals for the time to come. Clearly written goals makes it easier to visualize success and happiness. Keeping the body fit with yoga and meditation is also very important
@hotsummer (10307)
• Philippines
4 Sep 09
dedication is what i want to develop cause i want to stick with my plan. i am a person that easily gives up but it is not worth it. i think if we know what we want we just have to stick with it so i am just doing that again.
@Trensue (5265)
• United States
4 Sep 09
Negative thoughts in my head are my worst enemy. I have a little ritual when I know I need to refocus no matter how I feel. I force myself to smile, yes I know it is fake, but I do it. I go outside and take a little brisk walk with my fake smile and it seems to remind me that I am in control of my thoughts and have a choice. I have been walking a lot lately!
@hotsummer (10307)
• Philippines
4 Sep 09
yeah. many times in my life when i have good things going but will just be stopped by sudden discouraging thoughts or experience that i will remember.