Monday, February 25, 2013

Motivation


I want to hear from you. What do you do to keep yourself motivated when things get tough? 

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  1. Most the time I step back, take a deep breath, and realize it's okay to relax for a few. Usually while I'm relaxing is the time when inspiration and motivation strike again.

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  2. Walk away. Breathe. Watch a movie. Blog. Eat chocolate.

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    1. Eat chocolate - That's one of my favorites. :)

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  3. With sporadic success? I connect with some folks who recharge me and help me along the way. I'm way more motivated when I feel like I'm not alone.

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    1. I don't know what I would do without all the writers I've met through ACFW!

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    2. So true!! Doesn't getting a recharge from special people help???

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  4. Coffee! Lots and lots of coffee. :)

    And definitely friends, especially the ones who know the specifics of my goals and hold me accountable.

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    1. Friends with coffee is even better! :)

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    2. HA HA!!! You stinker, Melissa! That's my line! :)

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  5. Do I really need to say it??? :) Ok. Outside of coffee...my husband truly helps me stay accountable and motivated. Sometimes just the necessity of life does that too--there's not the option to fall into the grass and stare at the sky and give up. Finding the deeper meaning in each thing that I do gives me the drive to push forward.

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  6. Sometimes I don't. I just need the break. Other times, someone tosses out a bet and my drive to compete keeps me motivated. And sometimes, I focus on why I'm writing and that keeps me going. :)

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  7. I look to other writers who are active. It keeps me accountable and want to keep going.

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