Someone recently asked me as to what to do when one doesn't have a person to motivate or any other source of motivation. Parents, teachers, cousins, relatives, friends and colleagues are the set of known people who enter the nearest circle of our life to motivate us. Their act is a direct one where they provide motivation to us. On the other hand, there is a passive way of motivating onself when we draw motivation by reading about great men and women who have taught the world the lessons of success. Drawing motivation by observing the hardworking ants, flying eagle, honest dog, big and strong elephants or the wonderful nature around us is also a passive way. However in both of these ways there is only a surge in motivation levels in us which may eventually lead to action but the action is still pending and not guaranteed. There is the third way which is apt and the best because it not only induces motivation but also makes sure that the motivation reaps immediate results and that is "WORK".
Whenever anyone tells me that s/he is not motivated, I just ask them one question, 'What are you doing?' and the instant reply is 'Nothing! because I am demotivated.' The clue is right over there. The moment we aren't doing anything, we are setting up our mind in idle state and all us know it well that, 'An idle mind is a devil's workshop'. While entering the modern age of the world the phrase has got reframed as, 'An idle mind is a devil's paradise'. Whenever there is no work on our mind, there is something else on our mind for sure because there cannot be vacuum in our mental space. As a result of this, enter the lethargic elements which pull down the focus on our work which eventually leads to lower self-esteem, in other words called as demotivation. Work is the only special way where in the moment we get into action, our motivation levels are bound to rise because the body is in action while the actual role of motivation is to lead us into action. So work forms that mutual path that brings in both self-motivation as well as the action required to take our life one step further. Let's work and the work shall work for us. It can be of much help to me if you provide your feedback on firstname.lastname@example.org