#motivation

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

5 Strategies to Make Yourself Work When You're Just Not in the Mood

Fighting procrastination teaches us to fully engage in our work, get more creative with it, and, ultimately, get more done.

Business & Finance | Blogging

How To Stay Motivated to Blog And Why You Shouldn't Give Up Blogging - Hippie in Heels

It can be difficult to stay motivated to blog, so this is how I've kept things going for four years even at times when it was hard to stay focused.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

How to Stay Motivated and Accomplish Your Goals

Motivation is an important factor in accomplishing your goals. Without it, it will be more difficult to find the inspiration to reach for what you initially set your heart and mind to do. Fortunately, when motivation starts to dwindle, there are ways to b

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

How to Get Back on Track When You’ve Lost Your Motivation

Motivation can be fleeting, and it's OK to simply give it a rest. But when you need to get unstuck and get moving again, these two simple things can help.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

How to Get Back on Track When You’ve Lost Your Motivation

Motivation can be fleeting, and it's OK to simply give it a rest. But when you need to get unstuck and get moving again, these two simple things can help.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Why Smart People Are Lazier than Their Dumb Friends | Broadly

According to a new study, people with a high need for cognition are more likely to spend their days lounging around and not exercising.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

10 Practical Tips for Taking Action When You Don't Feel Like It

We’ve all been there at some point. There is a task ahead of us, we need to get to it and complete it, but we just don’t feel like it.

News | Interesting Stories

Astronaut Chris Hadfield Explains The Power of Negative Thinking

The Canadian is the best-known astronaut since Neil Armstrong. He explains how failings can motivate.

Advice & Self-Help | Psychology & Relationships

Inspiring Words From Stephen Hawking For Those Dealing With Depression

Stephen Hawking is a world-renowned scientist who has shown us the complex yet entirely invaluable insights of space and time as well as the indescribable

History | History

17 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes You Never Hear

While best known for his “I Have a Dream” speech, King’s legacy included much more than that.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

The Simple Technique for Achieving Your Goals

Based on 20 years of research, the new science of motivation.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Failure Occurs When You Set Your Sights Too Low

Failure does not happen because you set your sights too high. It happens when you set your sights too low. The failure is when you achieve that mark and… - Carly Pepin - Google+

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help!

11 Successful Women Who Know Life Is So Much More Than Your Work

Life doesn't have to be all about your 9 to 5 -- just ask some of the world's most driven women. We rounded up advice from the interviews, commencement speeches and social media accounts of insanely successful women. And whether they started out...

Entertainment | Entertainment

Matt Weiner's Years of Pre-'Mad Men' Failure and Humiliation Will Inspire You to Persevere

As someone who spent a significant chunk of my 20s floundering around in different directions, attempting to figure out how to find meaning and success in adult life, nothing makes me happier than ...

Advice & Self-Help | Life and Family Coaching

64 Positive Things to Say to Kids

Encouraging Kids Eighteen years after my dad died, I can still hear him, when I get too serious saying, “Lighten up, Lissy!”  And in moments of complete self doubt and embarrassment, I bolster myself by thinking of him singing, “Oops, you […]

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Incredible Poet Proves Just How Influential Teen Girls Can Be

“You are the first drop of rain in a hurricane.” That’s what being a teenage girl means to Clementine von Radics. The 23-year-old traveling poet performed her spoken word poem, “Advice for Teenage Girls with Wild Ambitio...

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

Successful People Start Before They Feel Ready

If you want to summarize the habits of successful people into one phrase, it’s this: successful people start before they feel ready.

Sports | SPORTS

Rhode Island Little League coach gives team post-loss pep talk, gives us sports feelings

The kids were crying, and WE TOTALLY WEREN'T CRYING.

Business & Finance | Business

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

What you do today matters. Your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Going Through Hard Times? Keep Going

People who haven't been through hard times consider themselves smarter and wiser for having avoided the wall you hit. But what they don't understand is if we garner the necessary wisdom and lessons from this experience, those of us who went through h...

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

Movies At Work: An Untapped Motivational Method?

It may seem like an excuse to slack off, but showing movies in the office has been proven to boost morale, retention, and productivity.

News | Good News!

For Runner With M.S., No Pain While Racing, No Feeling at the Finish

Despite a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis three years ago, Kayla Montgomery, 18, has gone on to become one of the fastest young distance runners in the country.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Derek Sivers: Keep your goals to yourself | Video on TED.com

After hitting on a brilliant new life plan, our first instinct is to tell someone, but Derek Sivers says it's better to keep goals secret. He presents research stretching as far back as the 1920s to show why people who talk about their ambitions may be le