It can be confusion, the uncertainty of being outside your comfort zones, or maybe it’s a wave of procrastination that sets in and refuses to budge despite your best efforts. Whatever it is, it stops you from doing what you need to do.
I have felt like this many times, and I bet you have too. It’s easy to coast, it’s easy to do what we always do, it’s easy to put off decisions and new actions. But it gets you nowhere.
Sometimes you just end up in a rhythm, and before you know what even happened you see you are in a rut. It can be a real struggle to pull yourself out.
Don’t let this happen to you. Be proactive instead.
The best way to do this is to give yourself some inspiring reasons to get things done. These will give you extra motivation to make a necessary decision and take action now.
The more inspiring the reason the more powerful you will be moved to act.
Here are some of the most inspiring reasons to make that decision and take action today on something that is going to help you and your business expand.
You want to grow
A perfect reason to do anything, and if growth is involved, it’s usually something outside your comfort zone.
You want to help others
Another inspirational reason to get moving. Contributing is one of our highest needs and feels great.
To be free
Actions can be very freeing. It frees you right away from the stress of something hanging over you. Or it could lead to more freedom down the road.
Living by your values
Do you know what you value? If you do, you can write them into every purpose statement you make. It’s extremely inspiring.
Being a leader
Leadership sometimes gets confused with getting all the attention, but really, it’s about serving others and putting yourself second. That’s true leadership. It’s an inspiring goal and the inspiration keeps on going as others watch you lead.
You are creating something important
Your work is important, both to yourself and others. If you aren’t willing to take action, there are people that won’t get what you offer.
Living to your potential
You know that living to your potential is a series of small actions that build into something large. It’s extremely fulfilling to find look back and know you gave your best and to see the change that came from that. The beauty is your potential is always expanding as your mindset expands too.
You care a lot and don’t want to be lazy or give up. Others need to know you care because this is an important part of your business.
There is great joy in action itself. It moves the mind away from unhelpful thought patterns and gives it something constructive to focus on.
The biggest regret of all isn’t the decisions you made to do something, it’s the times when you didn’t do anything or anything that really mattered to you. Choose to make this life fulfilling.
Easier than the alternative
Procrastination and excuses are actually work too. And they leave you feeling uncomfortable and exhausted. Once you are in action mode, it feels great.
Did you know that keeping promises to others is actually part of your marketing? That’s right. It sends powerful messages when you do what you say you would. And promises to yourself are also important messages too.
You aren’t willing to accept less
Place the bar for yourself higher. Not impossibly high, but raise your standards for what you accept in yourself. As you grow, challenge yourself to do better and better.
Motivation is energy, it’s an emotion that drives us to act and accomplish. You can get your inspiration whenever you need it, just find a reason that truly inspires you.
The best, strongest and most inspiring reason to do anything is the one that gets YOU to act.