Self-motivation is the force or drive that pushes you to keep working towards your goals. Individuals who are self-motivated find the determination and the strength from within to push past trials or obstacles to achieve a goal.
How motivated are you? The Mindtools website created a short quiz to help you gain a better understanding of your own self-motivation and how motivated you are.
Click the image below to take the quiz.
Ways to Increase Your Self-Motivation
Now that you have a better understanding of your own self-motivation, here are tips to help increase your self-motivation as you are working toward your goals:
- Don’t be afraid to make mistakes. You can learn from them.
- Be open to being outside your comfort zone. You’ll be presented with opportunities to experience new things and ideas.
- Train yourself to finish tasks and goals that you start. Make a habit out of completing goals.
- Never quit when you experience a setback or obstacle.