Top 10 tips to keep up in Dark times

Life may be tiring when you start losing hopes, and your dreams seem to be fading. You find it tough to get over the situation and negativity seems to get a bigger room in your mind. Since you can’t control what happens to you but you definitely can control the way you respond to the situations. How to stay motivated in your tough times, these are the ways:

  1. Meditate

Meditation is the ultimate way to get calm. It gives your mind peace and relaxation. It helps your mind get out of the mental stress. All you need to do is go to a quiet place, sit comfortably, close your eyes, take a deep breath and then slowly exhale it. A 10 minutes meditation will help you to think positively and hence stay motivated.

  1. Stay Healthy

Your health should be the top priority when you face a harder time. Usually, when we are in stress or facing a tough time, we don’t look after our health whether it is mental or physical. Just try to stay physically healthy as staying physically fit will itself keep your mind at peace and you can concentrate on your work.

  1. Remember Your Goals

While starting any work, the first thing we do is set our goals. We should always have a check on our goals. If we lose a sight on our goals, we will be less motivated to our work and can’t get to the destination. Even when we are facing a tough time we should remember our goals which will keep us motivated to achieve what we are working for.

  1. Listen to Music Which Inspires You

Listening to music is by far the best way to motivate you. Music helps us to clear all the tensions from our mind and feel refreshed. Fill your playlist with inspirational and motivational music, and you will soon feel a change in your mind, and you’ll feel motivated to your work.

  1. Take a Break

Most of the time we lose vision from our goals due to heavy work pressure on us. Working for really long time may make you feel exhausted, and you may lose interest at your work. During such time give yourself a power break. If you are work and completely exhausted, plan an outdoor break for a day or two and after that give your work a fresh start.

  1. Watch and Read Motivational Stories or Videos

We always need a kick start when we feel like drying. Listen to the person who inspires you the most. Or there are some motivational and inspirations videos available online. Watch some motivational videos when you feel low, and you’ll experience a change in yourself to work more than before.

  1. Reward Yourself

Everyone loves receiving rewards for their work. Reward yourself when you feel you achieved something great. No one will judge your work better than you for you are the best critic of your work. Reward yourself with the things which make you happy. Be it an ice cream treat or an outdoor vacation, reward yourself the things which make you keep going for the work.

  1. Eliminate Distractions

Distractions are the main cause of failures. Determine the distractions at your work and eliminate them in your way. Put out the distractions at your works, throw them away and try to stay away from them. Eliminating the distractions will bring back the focus to your work.

  1. Get Rid of Negativity

Try to stay away from people who bring negativity to you. Staying with these people can make you doubt your work and lose focus from your goals. Try to associate will the people who value your work and support you in your harder time.

  1. Remember The Reason Why You Started!

When you feel low, just remind yourself the reason why you started the work because life becomes interesting when you have a purpose for living it. Think about the reasons you set to achieve your goals and they will surely get you back on your track.

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