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Hard Knock Life Advice To Kick Start Your Success

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Life Advice for Success

The best life advice never comes easy. Sure, the life advice in question may at times bruise your pride, or take a jab at your work ethic. It may also ‘threaten’ your comfort, contradict your role models, or break the barriers of your environment.

But the advice usually only stings for a while. The great news is, that if the advice is implemented into your life and mindset, you can only come out ahead in the situation. Learning, growing, and breaking the barriers of how you perceive yourself and the world should never be a chore. But, you should expect that it won’t be easy.

One thing is certain—this kind of wisdom is never a waste of time. So instead of throwing you to the wolves, I’m going to let you in on this vital life advice that will help get the ball rolling. So, if you’re ready to learn some new ideas that will help you kick start your success, let’s dive in!

9 Best Pieces of Advice For Success

Best Life Advice for Success

1. If You Can Do It Yourself, Choose To Do So

At the end of the day, you are the mothership of your life. There’s no rhyme or reason as to why it would be anyone else’s fault or responsibility to take care of you. And I mean this with the utmost respect.

You are powerful, capable, intelligent, and prepared. When it comes to a roadblock to overcome, you are the only one you should look to. This can be utilized on a large and small scale.

Your house is a mess? Don’t look to your partner to clean it for you.

You want to hone the skills to launch a business or a brand? Take the stride.

Do you feel like you have way too many negative messes in your life? Seek the knowledge and implement the ‘bug fixes’.

Independence is key to soaking up as much knowledge and honing your persistence!

2) Speak Positively To And About Yourself

Positivity can change your entire brain, just as negativity can hold you back from the success you’re working towards. When you speak and think of yourself positively, it will be easier to push through difficult times.

Instead of telling yourself, “I can’t believe I’m this bad at creating Facebook ads”.

Tell yourself, “My Facebook ads aren’t that great, but I know I can get better because I’m a fast learner.”

You should also speak about yourself in a positive light when you’re with others. I’m not saying you have to brag, but the aura we let off (and even how others view our capabilities) has a payback.

Instead of making self-deprecating jokes, just laugh at whatever happened. You don’t have to bring yourself down!

Likewise, instead of being passive, revealing you’re just a beginner, or talking down your abilities in an email or phone call- build yourself up.

I’m not trying to mask arrogance under life advice- but others will spot your confidence and have better faith in what you have to offer.

3) Don’t Half-Ass Anything

There’s something to be said about giving 10x more than you have to. Not only will you set yourself apart from the crowd, but it also allows you to put forth the best of your work 99% of the time once it becomes a habit.

Being someone who half-asses what they do will destroy your reputation. It will prohibit you from reaching the maximum effort it takes to strive for better, change your life, and heighten your chances of making more money.

Whether you work for an employer or yourself- being the guy/gal who hits the bar and keeps trying for the next one will come to mind when people think of you.

Give 10x for 10,000 hours and you will thrive.

4) If You Want To Follow Your Passion, Make It Your Skill First

Following your passion can be a double-edged sword. You want to follow your dreams, but at the same time, you know that where you’re at with your abilities in the said passion could lead to a road less than favorable. There ain’t no rest for the wicked.

That’s the number one reason why people tell you not to follow your passion. If you suck at it, you won’t be able to make a living. That’s just the truth.

So if you want to follow your passion, you have to work it to the bone. Give it everything you’ve got to morph it into a habit, then your craft, and eventually your skill.

Once your passion is your skill, the sky’s the limit to what you can do.

5) Fill Your Head With What Is Useful—Not With What Is Expected

We all get jealous of those people with book-smarts. The ones who got straight A’s in school, graduated with honors, and went to the best college. We look at our intelligence and worry that we just don’t pass as intelligent.

Well, guess what? Some of the best life advice I ever heard was that school often doesn’t teach you what will be useful for your life and career. You’ve got to do that on your own.

So instead of trying to get those extra diplomas you’ve been putting off (because you really don’t care), soak up useful information on your own.

What will help you change your mindset? How about skills to improve your business? Tips on how to manage your time and money better?

This knowledge may not get you onto Jeopardy, but there’s no doubt that you’ll go a little further than the people who favor factoids over skills.

6) Envision Yourself As If You’re Already Who You Want To Be

Some people believe that this concept is far from life advice, and more of a superstition. But visualization is real, and it’s a part of the inner-workings of our psychology.

Pounding images, sensations, desires, and how we wish to be into our brains can affect how we take action in the real world.

“Whether using imagery, vision boards, small objects, or wardrobe changes, visualization is a powerful tool for goal achievement. The process primes the brain to look for cues in the environment that connect to the vision, such as a contact person, website, television show, or ad. These connections move the person to action, such as making a phone call, posting a comment, going for the audition, or creating a webpage. If you have something you desire, use the power of the mind to facilitate the realization.”

Jennifer Baumgartner Psy.D. – Psychology Today

Of course, visualization has to be followed by action to bring what’s in your head into your life.

Thankfully, with those visualizations, it will be easier to take that action with the constant reminder of what’s to come if you keep fighting the good fight!

7) Everything Has Been Done Before—Find What Works, and Do It Better

There is no such thing as an original thought or concept these days. The internet is filled with people who have staked their claim.

Thing is, you may not have input your angle yet, and yours may be the key to changing someone’s life. Whatever it is you believe in or are working towards has been done by someone else, but has it been done as well as you could do it?

Take a concept, idea, or niche that you know has a concrete foundation, and implement your voice. Go the extra mile when it comes to whatever it is- especially if you know you’re passionate about the subject matter.

People can see this in your writing and how you speak. This is what can make your voice more effective than the rest.

8) List Everything You’re Afraid To Do, And Take Them On One By One

To become bigger people, we have to take the initiative in our lives to destroy old demons and move on. Remember, I said I’d give you life advice that stings.

This one did for me when I was- and still am- having to deal with it.

How many things do you consider yourself ‘afraid of’ right now? I don’t mean in the terms a mental illness, as I understand that those topics are intricate and personable.

But what about travel, switching your job, tackling the next level? Becoming a new person, even though it requires having to deal with the skeletons in your closet?

Write or type down your fears. Go through the list, whether short or long, from least to greatest by means of being able to take them on. Traveling to a new county may be too much right now- but booking a hotel in a city a few hours away to experience a new area might not be!

Though you will never fully overcome fear for good, breaking the mold of your old self cannot be done to its full potential until you tackle your fears.

And remember- your fears aren’t a part of your reality. They’re trapped in your head, and it’s your choice to give them the attention they demand!

9) Write Down What You’re Grateful For

You may not be where you want to be just yet. You may feel as though you’re stuck in an environment that doesn’t match your best self. Those goals and envisionments of yours can’t come soon enough.

But in this world, we should never take advantage of the blessings we’ve been given. The lot you’ve got is good enough until your hard work pays off (which it will, by the way, as long as you don’t quit well you’re ahead).

Write down what you’re grateful for every day if you can. On physical paper is the best way to take advantage of this habit, because it feels more personal. Your home, job, skills, family, pets- even the little things.

“And noting your gratitude seems to pay off: There’s a growing body of research on the benefits of gratitude. Studies have found that giving thanks and counting blessings can help people sleep better, lower stress and improve interpersonal relationships. Earlier this year, a study found that keeping a gratitude journal decreased materialism and bolstered generosity among adolescents.”

Maanvi Singh – NPR

Keeping a gratitude journal can be relaxing, creative, and an excellent way to keep yourself from growing unhappy with what you have right now. This doesn’t mean you need to tone down your excitement about your goals- just keep in mind that there are hundreds of thousands of people who would kill to live the life you lead.

Conclusion

I give this all this advice to you, not because I believe you don’t have common sense, but because new perspectives are powerful, whether we want to hear them or not.

Your mind is a powerful force. With a brain that is consistently expanding on new ways to perceive yourself and where you’ll be in the future, it can mean that even the smallest tweak of your mindset can create a snowball effect on your life.

With that being said, take everything I have said with a grain of salt. However, if you do incorporate some or all of these tips, I wish you the best of luck on your journey towards becoming the highest version of yourself.

Till next time,

STRIVE

Abigail is a freelance writer for hire who specializes in website/blog content, ghostwriting, and copywriting. She has a passion for personal development, mindset, psychology, and whatever has the ability to change the brain and eventually, the overall person. She often writes about these topics on her own website. You can connect with her on Twitter @pollockwrites.

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HOW TO AVOID BURNOUT – 10 STEPS FOR A MORE PRODUCTIVE LIFE

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How to Avoid Burnout at Work

Have you ever sat at your desk fidgeting, impatiently fantasizing about the moment when the clock hits 5 pm?  Have you ever dreaded all day Sunday because of everything that has to get to done when you get back to work on Monday? 

YOU MAY BE FACING BURNOUT

If so, chances are high you’re not content with your work/life balance.  Chances are high you may be facing burnout.

Truly, if you’re not content with your work life, burnout could be the cause.   And if you suspect it is, keep reading, because we have some insights in this post to help you avoid burnout.

Now, if the situation described in the beginning is all you feel, consider yourself lucky. Why?  Because some hard working people facing burnout reach a point where they end up fainting, developing twitches, or even getting depressed.  Hopefully you have yet to reach that point.

Before we get into it, you should realize that getting burnt out is not a problem you face on your own.  Truth is, burning out is something everybody feels at some point in their career. It can even start in high school, and if you don’t fight to overcome the “work dread”, it can stick around well into your retirement years.

But don’t despair.

Psychologists and workaholics all over the globe have struggled with this issue, and they’ve found many ways to overcome it. This article discusses 10 ways to avoid burnout, based on expert input and personal experiences fighting this all too common mental challenge.

BEST WAYS TO AVOID BURNOUT

Best Ways to Prevent Burnout

1. Work Towards A Goal

Students at The Harvard MBA Business School did a study back in 1979 about goal-setting. They found that 83% of graduates have no goals whatsoever, 13% of them have some goals, and 3% of them have clear, written-down goals.

Want to guess who was more successful?

The 13% that had some goals ended up making twice as much as the ones that had no goals, while the top 3% that had clear, written down goals ended up making ten times (10x!!) more than their former colleagues.

The validity of this study has been questioned in the past, and financial gain may not be the only metric for success, but psychologists, entrepreneurs and CEOs agree that goal-setting is important.

And it makes sense. It’s easier to stay focused and keep working when you see a greater purpose (and finality) to your efforts.

But, you don’t need to JUST set some goals and write them down. This creates ambiguity in your unconscious mind, which creates an unclear image of that higher purpose.

To avoid this, be as specific as possible in your goal-setting – don’t say you want to be rich, clarify how rich and in what timeline.

2. Schedule Your Day

Goals seem unreachable when you just throw a 3 years resolution out there, no matter how specific.

For that purpose, you need to get nitty-gritty with your future plans. The best way to do that is to plan each day in advance.

I use the Google Calendar for that – You can easily create tasks, you can color-code them and you can share them with other people.

The best thing, however, is that you get notifications on your phone, in advance. That way, you’re always reminded of what you have to do and it’s easier to focus on the task at hand, since Google keeps track of the big picture you set up in advance.

The Google Calendar is not the only app that helps you schedule your day. Wunderlist (soon to be To-Do), Trello, Todoist, Evernote – these are off the top of my head. I’m sure you’ll find one that suits your needs.

If apps don’t help, you can get old-school. Grab a piece of paper and a pen and create a classic to-do list, but just make sure you do it.

Once you have a tasklist, make sure you stick to it. That’s a task in and of itself, but the next steps should help with that as well.

3. Build A Positive Outlook On Life

You might think “Easy for you to say, you’re not stuck with a shitty job that you have to struggle to keep in order to pay the bills”

First of all, a lot of successful, happy people were in your shoes at some point in their life.

Secondly, a positive outlook on life can be built (keyword built) in spite of your job, debt or problems.

Did I say build a positive outlook? Yes I did, because a healthy mindset doesn’t appear out of nowhere – you can’t just have a positive thinking. You have to work for it.

What might you do? There’s a few things that can help:

  • Focus on (re)building healthy relationships with those close to you.
  • Spend more time doing what you love (It can even turn into a full-time gig if you focus hard enough).
  • Eat healthily, sleep well and exercise.
  • Get support. There’s nothing wrong with seeing a therapist even if your mental status is not completely wrecked.

Developing a high emotional intelligence is key when you think of how to avoid burnout.

4. Practice Deep Work to Avoid Burnout

I have to admit, Cal Newport is a big source of inspiration for me.

For those of you who don’t know, he wrote a book called Deep Work. It’s a very easy read on how to focus completely on what you’re doing and achieve more in less time.

If you haven’t read it, I recommend it. It changed my viewpoint on work ethic completely and it did help me achieve a lot more in less time.

So what is Deep Work?

Basically, a person that performs deep work is so immersed in what they’re doing (i.e. writing, coding, talking) that there are absolutely no distractions. It’s a trance-like meditative state in which the mind is completely focused on a singular task for a prolonged period of time (I practice it for about 2-4 hours a day).

Practically, for 2-4 hours there are no phone calls, no emails, no social media, absolutely nothing else other than the task at hand.

“I can’t do that, people rely on me, I must provide prompt answers to their queries over email or phone”.

That’s what I thought. That’s what Cal Newport thought. But as soon as you begin to practice it, you’ll notice emails and phone calls can wait for a few hours – and the results are drastic improvements in productivity.

You probably won’t be able to start with a 4 hour Deep Work push. That’s all right, I started with 30 mins of deep work everyday and worked my way up from that. Regardless of how you do it, try it out – you’ll achieve a newfound sense of pride and completeness about your work, which keeps the stress at bay.

5. Exercise Regularly

This one is often thrown around for a better everything.

Regardless of how mainstream it is to mention exercise for any type of improvement, it’s truly important for a better work life.

How come?

Making time to exercise gets your happy chemicals working – serotonin, dopamine, norepinephrine, all brain hormones associated with happiness are released when exercising.

And when you think about it, burnout is a chemical reaction in our brain, just like everything else we feel.

When it was first coined in 1974 by Herbert Freudenberger, the term “burnout” referred to “emotional depletion” among other things. The jury’s out on that, regular exercise is a deterrent to emotional depletion, so jogging every morning should help.

6. Optimize Work

We don’t get bored or mentally destroyed by creative and engaging new tasks.

By nature, humans love a great challenge, and we get excited when we have to come up with new ideas, even if that’s at a meh workplace.

What gets the stress wheel going are the tedious tasks – sending and answering to emails, repetitive data entry, holding the same workshop the 23rd time, etc.

That’s why you should find ways to work efficiently.

If you can afford it, personal assistants help a lot with that.

They take the tedious part out of your work so you can focus on the good stuff. You don’t even have to hire someone full-time for that, you can find awesome, highly trained virtual assistants on places like Zirtual for as low as $400 a month.

Don’t really need and/or afford a virtual assistant?

That’s alright, technology is here to help. You can automate the boring parts of your work with software like Zapier, Memberful and MailChimp. Emails, data entry and scheduling are all done easier with these apps.

7. Do Fulfilled Projections

Meditation is great for a more productive lifestyle. It teaches you self-control, it improves your emotional stability and it’s a good tool for removing stress.

There’s a myriad of resources online about why you should do it and how you should do it. What I’d like to talk about now is a special kind of meditation, called projections.

So, once you’re capable to remove every thought from your head for at least 10-20 minutes, you should try imagining yourself in certain situations.

While you’re in a meditative stance, take your goals one at a time. Know them by heart and start projecting yourself in a situation where you’ve achieved your goals. Don’t just generally think about them, be specific about how you feel, what you see and what you do after you’ve made a million bucks or quit smoking.

Once you’ve got a clear picture about your best possible future scenario, also project yourself in situations where there’s a struggle. Imagine the obstacles along the way, such as getting bored, being stressed, and most importantly: failing. After that, also imagine how you’ve overcome the obstacle.

This will make burning out an easier obstacle to overcome, simply because you’ve mentally been there before. It’s like a trick for your mind – if the subconscious believes you’ve been in this situation in the past, and yet succeeded, it will be much easier to stay focused and stick to a schedule.

8. Sleep Well

Any effort towards burnout prevention is futile if you’re tired.

No matter how much motivated or hard working you are, if you don’t have a healthy sleeping schedule it will be physically impossible to stay focused and be productive.

Nobody knows why humans have to sleep, but everybody knows that they do have to

Experts suggest that for the average adult 7 to 9 hours of sleep should do the trick, but everybody is unique and you may need more or less. The basic healthy sleep schedule is a good 10 pm to 6 am slumber, because this is the interval our brain secretes the most melatonin, a hormone that helps with getting a restful shuteye.

You should start there and experiment with cutting or adding a few hours, based on how you feel.

Can’t accomplish everything you want with only 16 hours of conscious existence every day?

Biphasic and Polyphasic sleep can help. These are methods of segmenting your sleep schedule throughout the day in order to get rested, but have more time at your disposal. An example of a polyphasic sleep schedule would be sleeping from 1 am to 4 am, then taking two more 20 minutes naps at noon and in the evening.

It may sound like sleep deprivation, but a lot of people employ this method to be more efficient and avoid burnout by not being stressed by the tick of the clock.

Is this right for you? You can find out more over here.

9. Take Breaks

Taking a well-deserved break doesn’t mean giving in to burnout symptoms. It’s actually a great way to overcome them.

Everybody has a breaking point and there’s no shame in either stopping for a chat at the water cooler or taking a 3 day city break in the weekend. Disconnecting from your daily tasks is a great way to prevent burning out, because your subconscious realizes the tedious tasks don’t go on forever, and there’s fun at the end of the dreaded tunnel.

However, make sure you don’t spend too much time in the Bahamas!

Taking breaks that are too long (or too often) can have the opposite effect. To best avoid this, define clear breaks in your schedule.

When I’m not performing deep work, I work the classic 50 minutes with 10 minutes break time, but you can experiment with this. The Pomodoro Technique entails 25 minutes of focused work with 5 minutes of break time after each productive push, so that might work better for you.

10. Work For Yourself

The easiest way to not be overcome by dread every time you sit at your desk is to work for you. Your dreams, your goals, your ideas, your interests and your beliefs.

Stuck at a shi**y call center job while you dream to have your own business selling consultancy services?

There’s always something you can do to be closer to your dream. If right now you are dependent on a job you don’t like, there’s still time after 5 o’clock to learn a new skill, go back to school, put in the hours for a side project, etc.

You can imagine your current job as a tool – brings money in so you can invest them in your own ideas later on. That in and of itself will make every task easier to complete, and you’ll be much better prepared on how to overcome burnout at work.

The point is, you should always align your efforts with your goals, and make changes in your life accordingly: start saving money, create your own website, volunteer, get another degree.

Anything that gets you closer to where you want to be in life.

Final Thoughts on Avoiding Burnout

Here’s a closing recap on the best ways you can prevent burn out:

  • Work Towards a Goal
  • Schedule Your Day
  • Build Positivity Into Your Life
  • Practice Deep Work
  • Exercise Regularly
  • Optimize Work
  • Do Fulfilled Projections
  • Sleep Well
  • Take Breaks
  • Work For Yourself

None of these tips will solve your issues instantly.  In fact, most of them will require dedication to complete.

But, with a little bit of patience and some diligence, following these steps on how to avoid burnout will get you closer to a stress-free life.

Till next time,

STRIVE

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50+ PROCRASTINATION QUOTES TO INSPIRE YOU INTO ACTION

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Motivational Procrastination Quotes

Procrastination is not an ally of success and achievement. The habit of delaying or intentionally putting off those things which we know we must do, has killed countless dreams and created many failures. And unfortunately, many of us are way too talented in the art of procrastination. So, we’ve decided to pull together a collection of the most motivating procrastination quotes we could find to help you counteract that horrendous habit of idleness and delay.

“Procrastination Is The Enemy of Success.”

Having said that, if you’re ready for some power quotes that will prompt you to get off your hands so you can put them to work to create your dreams, then let’s dive in:

BEST PROCRASTINATION QUOTES TO INSPIRE ACTION

Best Procrastination Quotes For Success

1. “You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.” – Abraham Lincoln

2. “Action will destroy your procrastination.” – Og Mandino

3. “Time wasted is existence; used is life.” – Edward Young

4. “Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.” – Pablo Picasso

5. “Procrastination is the enemy of success.” – Anonymous

6. “Procrastination is a way for us to be satisfied with second-rate results; we can always tell ourselves we’d have done a better job if only we’d had more time. If you’re good at rationalizing, you can keep yourself feeling rather satisfied this way, but it’s a cheap happy. You’re whittling your expectations of yourself down lower and lower.” – Richard O’Conner

7. “I have spent my days stringing and unstringing my instrument, while the song I came to sing remains unsung.” – Rabindranath Tagore

8 “Begin while others are procrastinating. Work while others are wishing.” – William Arthur Ward

9. “Even if you’re on the right track — you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Arthur Godfrey

10. “Procrastination is like a credit card: it’s a lot of fun until you get the bill.” – Christopher Parker

11. “Don’t let procrastination take over your life. Be brave and take risks. Your life is happening right now.” – Roy Bennett

12. “Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the “someday I’ll” philosophy” – Denis Waitley

13. “Do you know what happens when you give a procrastinator a good idea? Nothing!” – Donald Gardner

14. “Don’t put off till tomorrow what can be put off till day-after-tomorrow just as well.” – Mark Twain

15. “Much of the stress that people feel doesn’t come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they started.” – David Allen

16. “The really happy people are those who have broken the chains of procrastination, those who find satisfaction in doing the job at hand. They’re full of eagerness, zest, productivity. You can be, too.” – Norman Vincent Peale

17. “The only difference between success and failure is the ability to take action.” – Alexandre Graham Bell

18. “Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.” – Abraham Lincoln

19. “Procrastination is the grave in which opportunity is buried.” – Author Unknown

20. “You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

21. “Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.” – Napoleon Hill

22. “Begin to weave and God will give you the thread.” – German Proverb

23. “My advice is, never do to-morrow what you can today. Procrastination is the thief of time. Collar him.” – Charles Dickens

24. “You may delay, but time will not.” – Benjamin Franklin

25. “We must be diligent today. To wait until tomorrow is too late. Death comes unexpectedly. How can we bargain with it?” – Buddha

26. “Procrastination is the grave in which opportunity is buried.” – Anonymous

27. “If you haven’t achieved your dreams, get off your butt and do something today that will draw them nearer.” – Atlas Rowe

28. “Procrastination is something best put off until tomorrow.” – Gerald Vaughan

29. “Procrastination is the bad habit of putting off until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.” – Napoleon Hill

30. “Regret for things we did can be tempered with time; it is regret for things we did not do that is inconsolable.” – Sidney Harris

31. “Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” – Dale Carnegie

32. “Don’t let procrastination take over your life. Be brave and take risks. your life is happening right now.” – Roy T. Bennett

33. “He who every morning plans the transactions of that day and follows that plan carries a thread that will guide him through the labyrinth of the most busy life.” – Victor Hugo

34. “A man who procrastinates in his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance.” – Hunter S. Thompson

35. “The momentum of continuous action fuels motivation, while procrastination kills motivation.” – Steve Pavlina

36. “Following-through is the only thing that separates dreamers from people that accomplish great things.” – Gene Hayden

37. “Procrastination is like a credit card; it’s a lot of fun until you get the bill.” – Anonymous

38. “I never worry about action, but only inaction.” – Winston Churchill

39. “If you’re a procrastinator, you will find every excuse not to do what you need to do. Here’s a thought: Do it first.” – Jeff Goins

40. “We are so scared of being judged that we look for every excuse to procrastinate.” – Erica Jong

41. “Whatever you want to do, do it now! There are only so many tomorrows.” – Michael Landon

42. “Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.” – Peter Marshall

43. “If you have goals and procrastination, you have nothing. If you have goals and you take action, you will have anything you want.” – Thomas J. Vilord

44. “Amateurs sit a wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.” – Stephen King

45. “All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty.” – Proverbs 14:23

46. “Procrastination is, hands down, our favorite form of self-sabotage.” – Alyce Cornyn-Selby

47. “The breeding ground of fear is procrastination and inaction. We overcome them not by preparation, but by taking action.” – Debasish Mridha

48. “Stop putting it off! Procrastination breeds guilt, guilt breeds depression, and depression breeds failure.” – Barbara Coracan

49. “Doing nothing gets you nothing.”  – Sean Reichle

50. “The longer you’re not taking action the more money you’re losing” – Carrie Wilkerson

51. “It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.” – Seneca

52. “Procrastination usually results in sorrowful regret. Today’s duties put off until tomorrow give us a double burden to bear; the best way is to do them in their proper time.” – Ida Scott Taylor

53. “You cannot plough a field by turning it over in your mind.” – Procrastination Quote

54. “Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection.” – Mark Twain

55. “Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.” – Wayne Gretzky

Bonus Anti-Procrastination Quote

Bonus: Alright, here’s our last encouraging quote to help you fight on procrastination. It’s short, but sweet. Enjoy!

“Dream Big, Start Small, But Most of all, Start.”

– simon sinek –

Final Thoughts

There you have it, the best of the best when it comes to procrastination quotes that can inspire action. We hope our collection helps you put some pep back in your step so you get to work on doing that which matters most….achieving your dreams.

With that said, keep going till reach yours.

Till then,

STRIVE

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75+ MOTIVATIONAL DWAYNE “THE ROCK” JOHNSON QUOTES

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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson first made his mark inside a WWE wrestling ring with a unique and brash charm that captured the imagination of wrestling fans all across the world. Since then, he’s managed to become Hollywood’s highest paid actor, and one of the most-recognized entertainment personalities in the world. In addition to this, he is also a highly successful businessman with ventures that span across a variety of industries, like, tequila, energy drinks, foot wear, and of course media production. Needless to say, The Rock knows a thing or two about hard work and achieving success. So, if you’re searching for some highly motivational Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson quotes for success then this page is for you.

“Be Humble. Be Hungry. And Always Be The Hardest Worker In The Room.”

We’ve rounded up some of Dwayne Johnson’s best insights and success quotes from over the years and we’re publishing them here for you now to inspire, encourage, and motivate you to dream big, work hard, and eventually achieve the impossible.

So, if you’re ready to dive in to our collection of Dwayne Johnson’s motivational quotes, then let’s get to it:

BEST DWAYNE “THE ROCK” JOHNSON QUOTES FOR SUCCESS AND MOTIVATION

Motivational Dwayne Johnson Quotes

1. “There’s no substitute for hard work and getting out there and busting your butt at whatever it is. Nothing comes easy. You can overcome so much just through hard, focused work.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

2. “Success at anything will always come down to this: focus and effort. And we control both.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

3. “There is no substitute for hard work. Always be humble and hungry.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

4. “Check your ego at the door. The ego can be the great success inhibitor. It can kill opportunities, and it can kill success.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

5. “Being a true badass has no weight or gender requirement – just 100% commitment to greatness.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

6. “My work, my goal, my life, it’s like a treadmill. And there’s no stop-button on my treadmill. Once I get on, I just keep going.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

7. “Grind hard, shine hard.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

8. “Don’t be afraid to be ambitious about your goals. Hard work never stops. Neither should your dreams.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

9. “When life puts you in tough situations don’t say ‘Why me?’ just say ‘Try me’.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

10. “All success begins with self-discipline. It starts with you.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

11. “Don’t focus on the pain. Focus on the progress.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

12. “Getting up at four o’clock in the morning everyday before anybody else and grounding my thought process as in the ‘no one will outwork me. no one.’ I love and respect you guys. You motherfu****s won’t out work me.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

13. “It all starts with this, two hands. Putting in work.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

14. “My dad always said too that regardless of what you do in life, and where you go, respect is going to be given when it is earned, and you have to go out and earn it every single day.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

15. “Regardless of the success I’ve been a lucky son of a b***h to achieve, I operate every single day as if I am starving.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

16. “When you walk up to opportunities door, don’t knock it. Kick that b**ch in, smile and introduce yourself.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

17. “Get you’re a** kicked, get back up and you put the gloves back on and you swing away.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

18. “If something stands between you and your success, move it! Never be denied.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

19. “What’s the key to success? The key is, there is no key. Be humble, hungry, and the hardest worker in any room.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

20. “Blood, sweat and respect. First two you give, last one you earn.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

21. “The first step to achieving your goal, is to take a moment to respect your goal. Know what it means to you to achieve it.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

22. “It’s one thing to be hungry it’s another thing when you’re starving for greatness and you’re starving for success.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

23. “Sometimes you find success and sometimes you don’t, but my satisfaction is knowing I’ll always control my effort with my own two hands.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

24. “Two hand philosophy. If I can’t earn it, then I don’t want it. My hands might be calloused up and scarred up with a knuckle or two missing (poor punching form;) but they’re mine and serve as my daily anchors for putting in the work.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

25. “Success isn’t overnight. It’s when every day you get a little better than the day before. It all adds up.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

26. “Success isn’t always about ‘greatness’, it’s about consistency. Consistent, hard work gains success.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

27. “Be the person that when your feet touch the floor in the morning the devil says, “Awe sh**, they’re up.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

28. “I grew up where, when a door closed, a window didn’t open. The only thing I had was cracks. I’d do everything to get through those cracks – scratch, claw, bite, push, bleed. Now the opportunity is here. The door is wide open, and it’s as big as a garage.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

29. “In 1995 I had $7 bucks in my pocket and I knew two things: I’m broke as hell and one day I won’t be.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

30. “I like to use the hard times in the past to motivate me today.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

31. “The single most powerful thing I can be is to be myself.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

32. “I grew up where, when a door closed, a window didn’t open. The only thing I had was cracks. I’d do everything to get through those cracks – scratch, claw, bite, push, bleed. Now the opportunity is here. The door is wide open, and it’s as big as a garage.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

33. “You don’t need directions, just point yourself to the top and go!” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

34. “Wake up determined. Go to bed satisfied.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

35. “Let your actions do your talking for you.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

36. “You either play the game or let the game play you.”  – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

37. “Unapologetically push for greater and always disrupt expectations.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

38. Success isn’t overnight. It’s when everyday you get a little better than the day before. It all adds up.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

39. “Two things happen when an athlete gets injured. Some guys say, ‘F*ck it, I’m going to wait it out 3 – 4 months.’ But with me and lots of other athletes, you find your eighth or ninth gear – a gear you’ve never gone to before – and say, ‘I’m going to come back.’” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

40. “With drive and a bit of talent you can move mountains.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

41. “We do today what they won’t, so tomorrow we accomplish what they can’t.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

42. “Think back five years ago. Think of where you’re at today. Think ahead five years and what you want to accomplish. Be unstoppable.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

43. “My goal was never to be the loudest or the craziest. It was to be the most entertaining.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson 

44. “Training for me is a metaphor for life, period. The dedication, the determination, the desire, the work ethic, the great successes, and the great failures – I take that into life.”  – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

45. “It’s not about the car your drive. It’s about the size of your arm hanging out of the window.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

46. “I’ll never, ever be full. I’ll always be hungry. Obviously, I’m not talking about food. Growing up I had nothing for such a long time. Someone told me a long time ago and I’ve never forgotten it, ‘Once you’ve ever been hungry, really, really hungry, then you’ll never, ever be full.’ So I’ll always be hungry in some way, driven and motivated to get what I want.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

47. “The road to success and greatness is always paved with consistent hard work. Outwork your competitors, be authentic, and above all else, chase your greatness.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

48. “Football changed my life and it gave me a platform to get out my aggression and it gave me a sense of value.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

49. “The wall! Your success is on the other side. Can’t jump over it or go around it. You know what to do.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

50. “Failure’s not an option. It’s just a step.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

51. “It ain’t the 99% who’s not putting in the relentless hard work that I care about.
It’s the 1% who is.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

52. “Always be you, play chess, not checkers and always play the long game.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

53. “By 23yrs old, I failed at achieving the biggest dream of my life. My ass was kicked and I was down – but not out. I refused to give up, got back up and pushed on.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

54. “Do not go gentle — cause that rent is always due.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

55. “Our ancestors are always watching, so as long I have a heartbeat and two capable hands – we handle business and finish the job.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

56. “The men I idolized built their bodies and became somebody – like Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger – and I thought, ‘That can be me.’ So I started working out. The funny thing is I didn’t realize back then that I was having a defining moment.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

57. “We had some rough times. We had some fighting times. And my dad always knew that there were parts of his life that were fu***ed up. And in the end, away from the noise, we had some pretty raw conversations about who he was, and who he always wanted me to be. And the good stuff is what will always be in the forefront of my mind, because I recognize that in our complicated testosterone-driven relationship, some of the best parts of me that I’ve been fortunate to share with the world I get from him. The resilience, the work ethic, the ‘No one’s gonna give it to you, so you got to get your ass out there and work it, earn respect’ type of credo, I get from him. And I will always carry that with me.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

58. “The prep is where the character is made.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

59. “Vision, guts and enthusiasm. Three qualities I feel you always gotta have to have a shot at success.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

60. “Have faith that on the others side of your pain, is something good.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

61. “Playing in the NFL was the best thing that never happened, because it got me here.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

62. “You’re gonna get your assed kicked, we’re gonna get the sh** kicked out of us, you gotta get up, you gotta have faith that the one thing that you wanted to happen, often times is the best thing that never happened. So have faith, and just keep that in mind, and keep plugging away.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

63. “Be you. Be yourself, whether it’s in entertainment, whether it’s out in public, whether you’re a celebrity or not, the most powerful thing you can be is yourself.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

64. “Outwork all competition, be grateful for the grind, don’t run from your demons and if it ever becomes personal, then payback’s a bi***.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

65. “At some point you got to be fu****g tired of not being number one. You have to be, and you have to play angry.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

66. “You gotta work every fu*****g day.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

67. “I wanted to entertain, when I was 8 years old I thought I was a combination of these guys, I thought I was a combination of Chuck Norris, Richard Pryor, Harrison Ford, and Rocky Balboa.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

68. “I don’t know if “I’m in the man” but I do know that I got lucky. I work my butt off and I caught a break.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

69. “When I was a kid, my old man would always tell me, “a day without pain is like a day without sunshine” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

70. “Nightly grind = pain. But pain = getting paid.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

71. “I’m an entrepreneur, founder and industrialist and I absolutely love what I do, which is putting in the work with my own two hands.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

72. “First one in. Last one out.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

73. I know it may sound crazy but I try to keep the hard times of the past in the forefront of my mind, because it allows me to live every day with a greater perspective, purpose and GRATITUDE.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

74.Dreams ain’t just for dreamers.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

75. “As a little boy, my dad was always the hardest working man I knew. Now as a man, I understand where many of my old habits come from. Shared DNA.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

Related: The Dwayne Johnson Success Story

Final Thoughts

There you have it, some of the most motivating Dwayne Johnson quotes on success, working hard, and getting results. We hope these quotes fired you up. But most importantly, we hope they got you believing that you can achieve your dreams and that your best days are ahead of you.

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BEST JEN SINCERO QUOTES FOR UPGRADING YOURSELF AND YOUR FINANCES

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Jen Sincero Quotes

Jen Sincero is an American writer, speaker, and motivational coach. She’s authored a number of New York Times bestselling books like You Are a Badass, and You Are A Badass at Making Money, as well as a few other inspiring books. No doubt, she is hellbent on helping people transform their lives, and getting motivated and rich in the process. As such, we’ve rounded up some of the best Jen Sincero quotes we could find to help you get motivated to upgrade your life and your finances.

So, if you’re ready to dive into some of Jen Sincero’s best quotes on personal transformation, living an awesome life, and becoming a money magnet, then let’s get to these quotes

BEST JEN SINCERO QUOTES TO HELP YOU UPGRADE YOUR LIFE AND YOUR MONEY

Best Jen Sincero Quotes On Success

1. “You will experience whatever you believe. And you will believe whatever you repeatedly tell yourself is true.” – Jen Sincero

2. “If you’re serious about changing your life, you’ll find a way. If you’re not, you’ll find an excuse.” – Jen Sincero

3. “When we don’t master our minds, we risk building our lives on a foundation of fakakta.” – Jen Sincero

4. “Your life is your party. You get to choose how you invite people and experiences and things into it.” – Jen Sincero

5. “Love yourself.” – Jen Sincero

6. “We all have the ability, through our thoughts, to harness the power of the Universe.” – Jen Sincero

7. “You need to go from wanting to change your life to deciding to change your life.” – Jen Sincero

8. “What other people think about you has nothing to do with you and everything to do with them.” – Jen Sincero

9. “Hang out with people who are kicking ass and who will make you feel like a giant loser if you’re not kicking ass, too.” – Jen Sincero

10. “Badassery comes to those who take risks.” – Jen Sincero

11. “Changing your habits and your boundaries takes courage, audacity, and a whole lot of self-love.” – Jen Sincero

12. “You will have good days, and you will have bad days; the key is to stay focused on the good and to forgive the bad.” – Jen Sincero

13. “Never apologize for who you are. It lets the whole world down.” – Jen Sincero

14. “We are all perfect in our own, magnificent, f***ed-up ways. Laugh at yourself. Love yourself and others. Rejoice in the cosmic ridiculousness.” – Jen Sincero

15. “Take care of yourself as if you’re the most awesome person you’ve ever met.” – Jen Sincero

16. “You cut yourself off from the supply of awesomeness when you are not in a state of gratitude.” – Jen Sincero

17. “Trying to protect yourself from your fears protects you from experiencing a fully evolved and juicy life.” – Jen Sincero

18. “Surrendering is the free-falling backwards into the unknown and trusting that The Universe will catch you.” – Jen Sincero

19. “Our thoughts become our words, our words become our beliefs, our beliefs become our actions, our actions become our habits, and our habits become our realities.” – Jen Sincero

20. “Deciding is freedom. Indecision is torture.” – Jen Sincero

21. “What you do in each tiny moment matters greatly. Shut up, slow down, breathe, connect to your higher self, and act with intention.” – Jen Sincero

22. “Say nice things about your body, dress it up, and take it out. Give it hot sex, luxurious baths, and massages. Move it, stretch it, nourish it, hydrate it, pay attention to it—The better our bodies feel, the happier and more productive we are.” – Jen Sincero

23. “Your reality is created by what you focus on and how you choose to interpret it.” – Jen Sincero

24. “Our emotions are the motivating kicks in the rear that alert our bodies that it’s time to take action and make a thought a physical reality.” – Jen Sincero

25. “When you love yourself enough to stand in your truth no matter what the cost, everyone benefits.” – Jen Sincero

26. “If you want to live a life you’ve never lived, you have to do things you’ve never done.” – Jen Sincero

27. “Most answers reveal themselves through doing, not thinking.” – Jen Sincero

28. “Wallowing in the pain and suffering isn’t going to help anyone, yourself included, any more than starving yourself will help the hungry.  If you want to help the world and yourself, keep your frequency high and do your work from a place of power and joy.” – Jen Sincero

29. “Your beliefs hold the key to your financial success.” – Jen Sincero

30. “Who you surround yourself with greatly affects how you see your world and how high you set the bar for yourself.” – Jen Sincero

31. “When you hang out with whiners, pessimists, tweakers, bleakers, freakers-outers and life-is-so-unfairers, it’s an uphill climb to keep yourself in a positive headspace.  Stay away from people with tiny minds and tiny thoughts and start hanging out with people who see limitless possibility as the reality.” – Jen Sincero

32. “What if you decided to do the most outrageous, most exciting thing you ever dared fantasize about, regardless of what anyone, including your terrified self, thought?  THAT would be living.” – Jen Sincero

33. “We only get to be in our bodies for a limited time, why not celebrate the journey instead of merely riding it out until it’s over?” – Jen Sincero

34. “You are a badass. You were one when you came screaming onto this planet and you are one now. The Universe wouldn’t have bothered with you otherwise. You can’t screw up so majorly that your badassery disappears. It is who you are. It’s who you always will be. It’s not up for negotiation.” – Jen Sincero

35. “You need to have a ten-ton gorilla of desire behind your decision or else you’ll wimp out the second things get hard.” – Jen Sincero

36. “You are perfect. To think anything less is as pointless as a river thinking that it’s got too many curves or that it moves too slowly or that its rapids are too rapid.” – Jen Sincero

37.The only failure is quitting. Everything else is just gathering information.” – Jen Sincero

38. “You faith in The Universe must be stronger than your fear of not getting what you want.” – Jen Sincero

39. “Decide to embody the identity that represents the desires in your heart.” – Jen Sincero

40. “You are responsible for what you say and do. You are not responsible for whether or not people freak out about it.” – Jen Sincero

41. “It never ceases to amaze me the precious time we spend chasing the squirrels around our brains, playing out our dramas, worrying about unwanted facial hair, seeking adoration, justifying our actions, complaining about slow Internet connections, dissecting the lives of idiots, when we are sitting in the middle of a full-blown miracle that is happening right here, right now.” – Jen Sincero

42. “Nobody who ever accomplished anything big of new or worth raising a celebratory first in the air did it from their comfort zone.” – Jen Sincero

43. “All life is either moving forward and evolving or shrinking back and dying.  If you want to evolve in your own life, you have to push through the obstacles instead of running from them.  Obstacles and challenges are the agents of growth.” – Jen Sincero

44. “In order to kick ass you must first lift up your foot.” – Jen Sincero

45. “There’s nothing as unstoppable as a freight train full of fu**-yeah.” – Jen Sincero

46. “No one is you, that’s your superpower.” – Jen Sincero

47. “When you level-up your idea of what’s possible, and decide to really go for it, you open yourself up to the means to accomplish it as well.” – Jen Sincero

48. “One of the best things you can do to improve the world is to improve yourself.” – Jen Sincero

49. “The Universe responds to details. The Universe responds to energy. The Universe responds to badasses.” – Jen Sincero

50. “If you want to be happy, make others happy.” – Jen Sincero

51. “It’s all make-believe. Or rather, it’s all what we make ourselves believe.” – Jen Sincero

52. “Wake up in the morning and declare what it is that you’ll celebrate today.” – Jen Sincero

53. “You are loved. Massively. Ferociously. Unconditionally. The Universe is totally freaking out about how awesome you are. It’s got you wrapped in a warm gorilla hug of adoration. It wants to give you everything you desire. It wants you to be happy. It wants you to see what it sees in you.” – Jen Sincero

54. “So often, we pretend we’ve made a decision, when what we’ve really done is signed up to try until it gets too uncomfortable.” – Jen Sincero

55. “Habits define who you’re being at a certain moment in time; they’re not who you are.” – Jen Sincero

56.Trust your own gut, your own feelings, your own joy above all else.” – Jen Sincero

57. “What other people think about you has nothing to do with you and everything to do with them.” – Jen Sincero

58. “The Universe will match whatever vibration you put out. And you can’t fool the Universe.” – Jen Sincero

59. “If you’re not excited, no one else is going to be.” – Jen Sincero

60. “When you change who you’re being, you begin seeing everything through new eyes.” – Jen Sincero

61. “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” – Jen Sincero

62. “Surround yourself with people who think the way you want to think.” – Jen Sincero

63. “You are responsible for what you say and do. You are not responsible for whether or not people freak out about it.” – Jen Sincero

64. “Give yourself permission and the means (yes, this includes the money), to be who you are regardless of what anybody else thinks or believes is possible.” – Jen Sincero

65. “You’ll have to believe in things you can’t see as well as some things that you have full-on proof are impossible.” – Jen Sincero

66. “Perfectionism is just procrastination in a fancy outfit.” – Jen Sincero

67. “If you don’t invest, you’re not invested in yourself.” – Jen Sincero

68. “Taking risks is uncomfortable, but it’s the kind of discomfort that’s equal parts eeek! and hell yeah!” – Jen Sincero

69. “Relish the feeling of gratitude and the joy of being in the flow with money.” – Jen Sincero

70. “Decide to love yourself through all the trials and errors and false starts.” – Jen Sincero

71. “We’d rather do what’s expected of us that give ourselves permission to be, do, and have what feels good and right and awesome.” – Jen Sincero

72. “Boundaries are not rigid walls. They breathe and move with the complexities of life and the nuances of each situation.” – Jen Sincero

73. “Habitually setting good boundaries lays the groundwork for all other habits.” – Jen Sincero

74. “Your desires are your Universal Marching Orders, and there is no wrong outcome.” – Jen Sincero

75. “Trust that the Universe always delivers right on time.” – Jen Sincero

76. “If you want to get over your issues and rock your life, be grateful, look for the good and learn.” – Jen Sincero

77. “Faith is contagious.” – Jen Sincero

78. “You have to keep the faith, always, even when your ass is on the line.” – Jen Sincero

79. “All of Mother Nature’s creatures are designed to full flourish before they drop dead.” – Jen Sincero

80. “A healthy desire for wealth is not greed, it’s a desire for life.” – Jen Sincero

81. “Allow yourself to experience whatever your heart desires as if this is your one and only chance to take the ride of your life.” – Jen Sincero

82. “Your life, your choice.” – Jen Sincero

83. “Good boundaries are all about self-love.” – Jen Sincero

84. “All that matters is what’s true for you, and if you can stay connected to that without straying, you will be a mighty superhero.” – Jen Sincero

85. “One great way to make even the most ho-hum of habits something to look forward to is by attaching some sore of reward to it.” – Jen Sincero

86. “We’re so damn busy all the time we rarely take the time out to acknowledge our awesomeness.” – Jen Sincero

87. “Decisions are not up for negotiation.” – Jen Sincero

88. “It doesn’t matter how many times you’ve messed up, because your failures and face-plants are all part of your journey.” – Jen Sincero

89. “Don’t waste your precious time giving one single crap about what anybody else thinks of you.” – Jen Sincero

90. “You have the power and choice to become anybody you choose to become.” – Jen Sincero

91. “Sometimes the road to freedom lies in deciding you’d rather be happy than right.” – Jen Sincero

92. “When you succumb to fear, you are under the illusion that you can predict the future.” – Jen Sincero

93. “Our ‘realities’ are determined by how we habitually perceive ourselves and our worlds.” – Jen Sincero

94. “Habits. The easier you make it for them to show up, the more regularly they will.” – Jen Sincero

95. “Take big, audacious action in the direction of your dreams and do not let the fact that you’re wetting your pants stop you.” – Jen Sincero

96. “Own your nos.” – Jen Sincero

97. “Learn the language of no.” – Jen Sincero

98. “Being around inspired, visionary, enthusiastic people who are living their truths is one of the fastest ways to massively transform your life.” – Jen Sincero

99. “Oy the energy we waste lugging around the wet sandbag of guilt and resentment!” – Jen Sincero

100. “In order to truly raise your vibration, you’ve got to believe that everything you want is available to you.” – Jen Sincero

Bonus Jen Sincero Quote

Bonus: Here’s one last bonus Jen Sincero quote. We believe there is loads of truth behind this quote. So, ignore it at your own risk. Enjoy!

“On The Other Side Of Your Fear Is Freedom” – Jen Sincero

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Final Thoughts

There you have it, the best of the best Jen Sincero quotes on success, money, habits, and having the right mindset. We hope they’ll inspire you to start living out that awesome and prosperous life that you deserve.

If you’ve yet to read any of her books, be sure to check at least one of them out. We don’t doubt that her wise words could be a game changer for you.


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HOW TO MASTER YOUR MOTIVATION

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How to Master Your Motivation

First thing is first… If you want to master motivation, you need to master your internal game first.

What do we mean by this?  You need to have a solid set of internal motivators…. And the best way to have this, is through the creation of a compelling goal or goals.

Why do you need compelling goals you ask?  Because, when a compelling goal is created, it will pull you towards it.

We love what Best Selling author, Dr. Joe Vitale shared during an interview that the owner of The Strive conducted with him a long time ago.  He stated that achieving goals are fun and easy for him, and that he finds real pleasure both in working towards those goals, and the actual attainment of them.

Now, if you listened to that interview, you’d know that he has authored 70+ books, which is no small achievement.

And from the sound of it, he did so with a smile on his face….

And the way he was able to do this, was by creating compelling goals that pulled him towards his achievement.  In other words, he created goals that were exciting and energizing to him.  Goals that he could hardly wait to accomplish.

MASTER YOUR INTERNAL MOTIVATION

So, rule #1 to master your motivation…..is related to internal motivation.

You need to set goals for yourself…and not just any goals, but extremely compelling goals.

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LEVERAGE EXTERNAL MOTIVATION

Alright, rule #2 to master motivation……is to leverage external motivation.

A while back, we wrote an article related to optimal motivation.  And the consensus was this, that in order to find optimal levels of motivation, one needs to have sufficient levels of both external and internal motivation.  The two need to be married.

Now, external motivation, is motivation that stems from the outside….   Here is a nice little definition of external motivation for you….

“External motivation refers to behavior that is driven by external rewards such as money, fame, grades, and praise. This type of motivation arises from outside the individual, as opposed to internal motivation, which originates inside of the individual.”

So, great external motivators come in the form of watching a movie, video, or reading a good book… as they have the ability to remind you of the money, the fame, or the praise that you’ll receive once you reach your goals!!

As such, when we have  strong compelling goals, and we combine them with a healthy dose of external motivation, i.e movies, books, media. Etc… we can really prime ourselves to heightened performance and improved goal achievement…..

And this leads me to third rule we must pay heed to, in order to master our motivation.

You ready for Rule #3 for mastering motivation?

USE HABIT TRIGGERS TO MOTIVATE YOURSELF

Rule #3 for mastering your motivation is to create a habit trigger around motivation.

High Performance coach Brendon Burchard, … talks extensively on the importance of having habit triggers set in place to keep us doing the things we most want and need to do.

In other words, if we want to stay energized and motivated for achieving our goals, we need to ensure we build in habit triggers that remind us to stay fired up….to keep moving forward, to keep grinding….to keep taking the actions that are going to get us to our mountain top!

Many of the people I’ve interviewed on the podcast in the past, have mentioned how important they found having a morning routine is… to staying motivated….   And in those morning routines…. Many have said they watch motivational videos, or listen to motivational podcasts as part of their morning routine.

In short, they’ve habitualized motivation.  The morning routine is their habit trigger.

Now a powerful technique for habitualizing motivation that Brendon Burchard  suggests… is to simply set a timer on your phone.

Now he speaks about setting a 50 minute reminder to get us up and move around, drink water, and do a bit of exercise every 50 minutes of working on a specific task or project… the result is increased productivity.

However, this same habit trigger hack can be used for motivating oneself.

If you’re a regular reader of The STRIVE, you’ll be doing this unconsciously…because just about everything we publish weaves powerful and motivational quotes, videos, or insights that can get you fired up.

And there you have it guys… 3 ways to master your motivation…..

Here they are again….

1) Focus on your internal motivation: In other words, create compelling goals that pull you into action!

2) Focus on using external motivation: tap external stimuli  (movies, videos, books, magazines) from time to time to remind you what you’ll get when you  achieve your goal.

3) Focus on habitualizing your motivation: create a habit trigger to ensure you are staying fired up for accomplishment.  This can be in the form of a morning routine, using a timer every few hours, or whatever works for you…  Wait a minute…

CONCLUSION

Mastering your motivation is a choice, and you now have the insights and the tools to make it happen.

Keep going for those dreams friends!

Till next time…..

STRIVE

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