My Monday Motivation Through Change

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What gets you motivated for the week ahead? Do you like to have a plan in place, or a goal to accomplish? Do you like to fill your thoughts with positive vibes? Or have your cup of strong coffee?

I like to do a bit of it all, but I think it is extra important to keep yourself motivated all week long, grabbing inspiration from wherever suits your goals at the time. This Monday I find myself overwhelmed by change.

Change is an interesting concept, and in the middle of a transformation, it can be both beautiful and terrifying. Change is all around us all the time. But the hardest kind of change for me to understand is the change from within. Not the natural kind that happens over a long period, where one day you look back and say “oh how I have changed”. No that to me is growth.

The kind of change I mean is pushing you in a direction that does not come naturally to you. It is opening your mind to perspectives that you do not normally see and then broadening those perspectives so that your instincts change. Change is looking at old habits and making the choice to change them and improve them for the person you want to be tomorrow.

Regardless of your reasons to create change in your life, I think we all feel the same regarding the process. It is hard, very hard and messy.

If you are in the middle of making some changes in your life, then please let thisย Monday serve as a reminder of the blank slate that is in front of you. Cling to the words and thoughts that inspire you.

Here are some quotes that inspire and motivate me on my own path of change.

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What helps you along the path of change?

9 COMMENTS

  1. EttaD | 13th Jun 16

    WOW!! What motivation for the first day of the week…I agree, “The kind of change I mean is pushing yourself in a direction that does not come naturally to you.” The change that takes you out of your comfort zone is the best kind of change, isn’t it??

    • StephJ | 13th Jun 16

      It is the best and the hardest! Thank you for reading ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. the happiest pixel | 13th Jun 16

    Nice post!! A good motivation on Monday!! ๐Ÿ™‚
    “Change is looking at old habits and making the choice to change them and improve them for the person you want to be tomorrow.” Great sentence, sometimes it’s hard but it’s worth the effort

    • StephJ | 13th Jun 16

      Thanks! Yes it is hard, but all things that are hard are the most worth it I think!

  3. live_a_life_less_ordinary | 14th Jun 16

    Thank you. I needed this.

  4. KamilaRose | 17th Jun 16

    Love this post Steph! The last quote is one of my favourite ones too ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. swuGGent | 20th Jun 16

    Reblogged this on swuGGent and commented:
    I know just what you need… you need motivation!!

  6. cherylfoston | 19th Sep 16

    Great way to start the week off! ๐Ÿ™‚

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