Especially if your to-do list is 5 pages long or you have just received another rejection letter, or when your washing machine and car went on the fritz simultaneously and you are finding it extremely hard to devote time to your personal projects.
There is nothing magical about motivation and it does not come in a nicely wrapped glass bottle. Motivation is something you can tap into by design and then harness on a daily basis.
This was his 3rd consecutive win and it seems like this winning streak will continue.
Immerse Yourself In The ActivityLike most of us he was not sure if his dream of becoming a professional would ever materialize, but he told us:
I put in all I could to make it possible and completely immersed myself in this activity.This was his first revelation to us regarding how we need to put our hearts and minds into whatever we do and give it our best shot. He compared himself to a sponge saying:
I am like a sponge, soaking up all the information and knowledge I could find about ways in which I could progress my career as a bodybuilder. When I first started out I was juggling 2 jobs and riding my bike to the gym.He unveiled to us:
The key thing to remember is that while under a lot of stress, (both physical and mental) I did not succumb or told myself that it was too hard.In his conversation with us he stressed that the lesson is to be persistent and don’t give up no matter how tough the circumstances are. He added:
You should keep your eyes on the prize at all times and realize that everything you are doing, including enduring all the hardships, is to attain a goal that you have set for yourself.
Diet And DisciplineWith respect to intense and strenuous training and a strict diet, Phil Heath revealed to us how he stayed disciplined. He said:
I practiced control and discipline through having a mindset which required me to be my absolute best on the day of the contest.Phil told us that you have to challenge yourself on a daily basis, no matter how good or bad the circumstances are in your life. When you think that you are the best and dispel negative thoughts when looking in the face of adversity, it gives you an edge which can do wonders for you. Read Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s motivation tips
Swift SuccessOn achieving immense success in a brief span of time, he said:
I keep myself motivated by staying positive through any situation whether it is life transforming or life threatening.He further added:
My friends, family and fans gave me the added motivation to achieve greatness.
People should be fearless and have a great appetite for learning.We can apply this tip in our daily life by being courageous and confident which will make our endeavor more fun and exhilarating. He also claimed that it entails being willing to take risks and getting out of our comfort zone, which can be extremely apprehensive for many people out there.
Compile A ListPhil Heath also said:
I think it is important to compile a list of reasons which detail why you want to accomplish a particular goal, which will keep you on track and focused.He stressed in this conversation that in our distracting and busy world people tend to get blown off course. So the takeaway here is to ground yourself in your goal. Write your list by hand and pin it to a place where you can see it often and you will see positive results.