Wondering how it is imperative that you always must maintain your focus on your goals that truly matters! We just have a single life there are no reboots to get another shot at it. This is why remaining motivated is crucial to your success in Hapkido.
Here are a few great tips on how to remain motivated!
Always expect something great to happen round the corner. Maintain a positive belief that good things will always come your way. You have to keep in mind that the more positive you are in life, the better your health and life will be. Optimism is a powerful drug, even as a placebo.
Be exposed to positive information. When you read and listen only to positive stuff the results is often encouraging. Our subconscious often guides our brain to expect what we have read or listen to recently and being conditioned to expect great results will allow us to remain strongly motivated.
Engage in fun activities like Hapkido classes. If you want to maintain a high level of motivation, do the stuff you like. Engage yourself in the activities that you enjoy and don’t hesitate to have fun with them, because that’s essential in the journey.
Work out! Physical activities do have a critical role remaining motivated and it does deliver some excellent results. The endorphins created from these activities also provide opportunities to stay healthy as well.
Create a to-do list. Remaining motivated requires you to create a list and you must complete those tasks! Nothing makes you more motivated and happy when you see a list full of completed tasks. It offers you a lot of motivation for the next tasks and creates an unending cycle of motivation.
Reward yourself. If you work hard and want to stay motivated, you have to reward yourself. Get a video game you always wanted, a ticket to a movie with someone you love, purchase some clothes, get a new Hapkido uniform or just enjoy any activity you want. Be it internal or external rewards, these can be very satisfying for you. The carrot approach is best in boosting your motivation factor.
Take breaks. Taking breaks will offer you a motivation booster. If you are too busy and don’t have time for yourself, you will feel overwhelmed and demotivated. Instead, take breaks and savor the moment. It will be very rewarding in the end.
In conclusion, staying motivated does offer you some immense abilities to achieve your life goals but you should know how to maintain that motivated state. Thankfully, with these ideas you will have no problem getting the results you want so just keep them in mind and you will love the results!
About the Author: Shane Miller holds Master Instructor level ranking in Taekwondo and Hapkido and is a former professional wrestling world champion. He is the C.E.O. of American Dragon Martial Arts Academies of Winter Park, Florida. He can be reached at www.facebook.com/AmericanDragonMartialArtsofWinterPark/. Follow us at