How To Use Fun to Self Motivate In Any Situation

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It’s no mystery to us that when we experience fun, we feel uplifted and motivated to do things. No matter how you define fun, it’s a totally effective way of firing up your mood to give it your all every single day. Try to think about your work. When you don’t enjoy what you do, you will never experience that ever burning passion that would make you wake up each morning to get ready to go to the office. It’s basically just finding the little things that make puts a smile on your face each time. No matter how small it may be like the tie you wear to work, it’s helpful on your part to be happy with whatever it is that you do. Try out these helpful tips that would help you ease the stress and enlighten your mood:

Wear That Beautiful Smile!

It may seem overrated but smiling can make the difference between a whole day of being happy or feeling really heavy deep inside. Try to smile and you’ll notice a lot of difference. Smiling too is like disease (minus all the pain and agony though) as it is contagious to almost everyone around you and almost nobody is immune to it. Try it out! Maybe next time you’ll earn yourself a new friend. Have fun, be happy and don’t forget that smile!

Make Every Day A Challenging Game

Challenge yourself to the things that you do. Be that person who always seems to be optimistic no matter how huge the odds may be. Add a little spice to your day by achieving more than what you did yesterday. A little healthy challenge goes a long way and it can also improve your daily working pattern. Pushing yourself just a little bit each time makes you a better player than the others. Try to do it more often at the office and you might have your boss notice your good work and give you a raise!

Don’t Treat Work as Work

Some people said, “If you enjoy what you do, you never have to work a single day in your life” and this can also happen to you. Although this may not apply to everyone who’s got some very demanding work but for the rest, this can be easily applied. Work, profession, and career can all be made fun. Indulge yourself with the things that pleases you and make you happy. Motivation normally comes when you are happy with the things you have, the people around you, your job, and the little things that make life worth living. Take the time to appreciate these things and enjoy!

RSA Animate – Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us (video)

This lively RSA Animate, adapted from Dan Pink’s talk at the RSA, illustrates the hidden truths behind what really motivates us at home and in the workplace.

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