Self motivation power

Self-motivation is the most important type of motivation because it does not require external motivators to push a person into action. Self-motivation is the passion, the power within every person to move forward and act to achieve the goals he or she has set for himself. It’s the internal gas, the fuel that drives a person to do things without the prodding of others.

Self-motivation is important in every aspect of a person’s life. In work, self-motivation makes a person do his tasks even without added incentives or even the supervision of a boss. Self-motivated people are able to focus on their goals and will not let little barriers stop them from fulfilling these dreams. People who are motivated know what they need to do to be successful. They look within themselves for inspiration and require only self-affirmation to become a productive member of a team. Self-motivation is especially important for people who are self-employed because keeping a productive schedule may be difficult what with all the distractions of working in a home-office environment. Procrastination is never a good thing, especially for those who are self-employed and have no one to guide them or monitor their activities.

It is known that people who have clear and definite goals find better success because they have focus. When you add self-motivation and determination to the equation then the result can only be good. Self-motivation gives a person the drive to do even the little things that are important in achieving his goal. No action is too small, as long as it is part of a grand plan.

Self-motivated individuals are also able to turn the negative into the positive. They can will themselves to action, and reinforce the positive and downplay the negative matters. Often, they are willing to face their fears and extend themselves physically and emotionally, beyond their comfort zones. Self-motivation helps people not just in their careers but also in their personal lives as people living without fear are the ones able to identify and act on opportunities that present themselves. They have good self-esteem, have high self-awareness and understand that if they do get into a pitfall that they will be able to conquer it. As a result of high self-motivation, people also experience the elimination of regret.

Like any life skill, self-motivation can be improved. It may not take overnight but with constant work, a person can improve his self-motivation soon enough. It’s all bout understanding what actions cause instant results that will result to instant gratification and what actions will take longer to bear fruit. After setting specific goals, a person must constantly remind himself that the fuel he needs to drive his life is inside him. When a person believes he can achieve things and work hard at it then he will definitely achieve great things. Hiring an inner-coach can also help a person define goals and achieve these goals. Refusing to listen to naysayers also increases self-motivation and determination and lessens hesitation.


  1. farouk says:

    nice article, you should also write another one describing the steps needed to become self motivated

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