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How do you motivate yourself to do something what has to be done?

  1. jon smith profile image58
    jon smithposted 6 years ago

    How do you motivate yourself to do something what has to be done?

  2. C.S.Alexis profile image93
    C.S.Alexisposted 6 years ago

    Just do it! Easy to say but not always easy to put into action. How do you motivate yourself to get things done? The answer to this question can be found in our emotions. Emotions are a driving force. They make us laugh, make us cry, and everything... read more

  3. wychic profile image90
    wychicposted 6 years ago

    I try to focus on the outcome that I want rather than obsessing over the possibly unpleasant tasks in the meantime smile. I have already written a more complete answer here:

    http://hubpages.com/hub/How-to-Get-Moti … y-That-Way

  4. duffsmom profile image61
    duffsmomposted 6 years ago

    I know I won't really feel any peace until the task is done.  If it is something complex, I just start and do a little bit, stop, do something else, then back to it.  Pretty soon the bulk of the task is done and does seem to overwhelming.  Baby steps.

  5. Thrifty Lady profile image91
    Thrifty Ladyposted 5 years ago

    I just wrote a hub about time-boxing.  It is the best way I've found to knock out tasks that need to be done.  I hope it helps!  http://thriftylady.hubpages.com/hub/How … -healthier