Drop Fear as a Motivator

Almost every child has heard this warning: ‘If you don’t do xyz, something bad will happen.’ Though it may be effective in the short run, it’s not an appropriate motivator. Unless you work to release yourself from this dysfunctional method of...

Letting Go and Motivation

Letting go of attachment means you aren’t overly concerned with results or what other people think. It helps you enjoy the process as much as the goal. But the prospect of letting go of outcomes or competition may seem like giving up. You might be concerned that...

Addicted to Drama?

Talking about your troubles rarely makes you feel better. Next time you find yourself “sharing” your feelings, check your motivation. Make sure you’re not in either judgment or victim mode. Give yourself the attention you’re looking for by actually feeling...