Now, I like to bring you some motivation on a Monday, as I know it can be a tricky day and sometimes we just need someone to give us a kick up the bum. But, what happens when the bum-kicker is the one feeling unmotivated? I won’t lie; I’m struggling a little right now, with all that’s going on in my life. I’m almost at the point where I want to pull the duvet back over my head and hide from the world. So, what do you do when you don’t feel motivated?
What to do when you don’t feel motivated
Firstly, know that it’s ok. It’s ok to not always be bright and bubbly and bouncy and ‘on’. If we were constantly like that, we’d burn out in no time. Take some time to chill, and just be… Motivation comes and goes, so relax, and it will return!
One reason we can feel demotivated is because we’re overwhelmed by all the things. This is probably the universe trying to tell us it’s time to slow down and take stock. One of the best things we can do when we’re feeling like this is to practise some self care – not easy when we feel we should be doing other things instead, but pretty essential! Here are some posts with some amazing suggestions for taking care of yourself…
11 tips on how to love yourself, from Spinnin’ Plates
Why me-time is essential for everyone, by Soft Thistle Life
Self care tips for entrepreneurs (but they could apply to anyone!) from The Blissful Mind
Tips for a calmer mind, from Spinnin’ Plates
And, maybe I should take my own advice, from this post I wrote about taking some me-time…
I’m off to show myself some love and take a bit of time out to look after myself. What do you do when you don’t feel motivated? Let me know your tips in the comments!
I mentioned her site above, but this week is Marylin from Soft Thistle Life‘s first time hosting the Monday Motivation Linky! Please head over and see what she’s written this week. You can also add your own post to the linky there, or you can add it via the button below. We’re looking forward to seeing your posts (and I’m really hoping they’ll help me find my motivation again!).