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4 Quick and Easy Ways to Increase Your Motivation Immediately

teacher avatar Ken Wells, Best-Selling Instructor, Self-Realization Coach

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Lessons in This Class

6 Lessons (39m)
    • 1. Why Should I Take This Class?

    • 2. Simple Methods to Increase Your Motivation Immediately

    • 3. Guided Meditation: "Turning Your Dreams Into Reality"

    • 4. How to Complete the Class Project

    • 5. How to Leave a Review for This Class

    • 6. Conclusion and Next Steps

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About This Class

One of the biggest challenges you're likely to face while working toward your goals is running out of motivation.

You don't always feel good.  Sometimes you feel drained.

Other times, you get excited about a new goal or project and then as time goes by you'll start losing interest and your motivation tanks.

So, in this class, you will learn four fast and effective ways to immediately increase your motivation so that you can stay focused and massively increase your chances of achieving your goals.

You will also learn:

  • How to Set Contracts With Yourself For Lasting Motivation
  • A Simple, Free Tool That Helps You Establish a Well-Formed Goal and Stick to It
  • An Often Overlooked Way to Get Motivated Quickly
  • How Research From the Wharton School of Business Can Help You Get Motivated
  • A Core Difference Between Successful & Unsuccessful People

There's also a bonus guided meditation called "Turning Your Dreams Into Reality" that you can listen to as part of your morning routine.

When you regularly listen to the meditation, you'll find yourself experiencing more confidence, inspiration, and clarity as you take action toward your goals.

So, go ahead and enroll now so that you can blast past your procrastination, supercharge your motivation and more consistently achieve your goals!

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Ken Wells

Best-Selling Instructor, Self-Realization Coach


Ken Wells is an internationally sought after speaker, teacher and coach.  He is the author of 20+ courses and coaching programs on topics such as meditation, personal transformation, online course creation & marketing mindfulness and spirituality.  

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40,400+ students in 168 countries are currently enrolled in his programs.

I teach forward thinking, open-minded individuals how to reshape their perception of themselves. 

This is so they can clearly identify and effectively reach their true goals while finding more meaning, joy and freedom along the way.

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1. Why Should I Take This Class?: one of the biggest challenges that you're likely to face while working towards your goals is running out of motivation. You don't always feel good. Sometimes you feel drained and other times you get excited about a new goal or project. And then, as time goes by, you start losing interest in your motivation tanks. So in this class you will learn four fast and effective ways to immediately increase your motivation so that you can stay focused and massively increase your chances of achieving your goals. Now you're also gonna learn how to set contracts with yourself for lasting motivation, a simple free tool that helps you to establish a well formed goal and stick to it. An often overlooked way to get motivated quickly. How research from the Wharton School of Business can help you get motivated, as well as a core difference in how successful versus unsuccessful people approach motivation and goal setting. Now there's also a bonus guided meditation called Turning Your Dreams into Reality that you can listen to as part of your morning routine. When you regularly listen to the meditation, you'll find yourself experiencing more confidence, inspiration and clarity as you take action towards your goals. So go ahead and roll now so that you can blast past your procrastination, supercharge your motivation and mawr consistently achieve your goals. 2. Simple Methods to Increase Your Motivation Immediately: now that we've covered some of the things that zap our motivation, what are some of the simple things that we can do to get motivated quickly? Well, first is the idea of setting a contract with yourself, and it's simply the idea of creating consequences for not following through on your goal. So one site that allows you to do this is a site called stick dot com. You can find a link to the website in the resource section, or you can simply type that the Web you are L there on the screen into Google. But let's say that you have a goal of increasing your business revenue by 20% within three months. Well, through stick, you can put up money, say, 50 year, $100. Obviously, the more the better. And if you succeed, then you get your money back. But if you fail, then the money goes to a friend or a charity of your choice. And what's cool about this process is that it forces you to turn a wispy goal into a concrete goal with consequences. And so going through the process on stick, it walks you through what the time limit for your goal is what are the action steps that you need to take. It walks you through everything to create a well formed goal. Now the other thing is, when you have something specific, it makes the task feel much more real and more actionable. It forces you to really think about what it would actually take to achieve your goal and makes you put your money where your mouth is, so to speak. The next is change your physiology. And when I say physiology, what I'm talking about is, you know, your body language, the tonier tone and volume of your voice, your posture, the overall way that you carry yourself affect your mood and motivation. So, like when you think of someone who is extremely unmotivated and lazy and you really take a moment and get a clear picture of them in your mind, what does it look like? They're probably slouching, hunched over or have some sort of contract ID body language in an unmotivated tone of voice . Now think of someone who's really motivated, confident, successful. This person is sitting up straight. Most likely, their body language tends to be more expressive and open they're smiling, and the overall way that they carry themselves is as if their energy is radiating outward rather than contracting. So if you feel unmotivated, see how you're sitting and instead stand up and adopt the postures and movements and tone of voice temporarily of someone who has really motivated. You can also speak aloud in a confident in motivating voice just for a couple minutes and probably while you're alone, unless you want people to think you're crazy. But you can do this. Takes no more than two or three minutes, and you'll notice a significant difference in your overall motivation level. When you sort of act as if next is tell yourself, you're gonna have a fresh start. Researchers at Wharton School of Business found that giving yourself a fresh start helps you start focusing on the big picture of your life and helps you to start to let go of the past. This is the phenomenon that happened with New Year's resolutions. The thing is, is that we can apply that same thinking anytime we want and, as a matter of fact, one of the biggest differences between people who are successful in people who regularly fail is that successful people tend to constantly be setting new goals. They're constantly evaluating their lives and their thinking in the big picture. They're thinking long term. Unsuccessful People, on the other hand, tend to simply wait until New Year's. They make 1/2 hearted New Year's resolution, and as the novelty wears off, so does their enthusiasm, motivation and commitment to the goal. Next is watch something or listen to something motivating. So this one is kind of a no brainer. But sometimes we forget that a small time commitment of, say, 10 to 15 minutes of watching a YouTube video or listening to something that's motivating can easily move us in the right direction. And if you make this part of your morning, you'll soon find it becomes a habit, and you won't have to think about it. So if you look in the resource section of this lecture, there's a video that will get you really charged to build your your own business. And when you combine these techniques, you're gonna experience greater motivation even faster. So now that you have a handful of ways to find motivation, quickly, let us know what you think in the discussion area. How are these working for you? Are there other things that are working even better? Do you have questions? Now that you have some excellent techniques? Let's move on to the next video. 3. Guided Meditation: "Turning Your Dreams Into Reality": go ahead and find a comfortable position where you can relax and focus in. You can sit up or lie down, whichever you prefer. And as you're listening, you can simply allow your body to become completely still. Know what I'd like you to do is to begin to slow your breathing down, taking deeper, slower breaths. Breathe in through your nose on breathe out anyway. That feels comfortable to you. And as you breathe out, allow your exhale to be longer than your inhale. Just exhaling very, very slowly. Just allowing yourself to continue to focus and relax completely way Hearing the sounds around you, weighing the temperature of the room you're in feeling the weight of your body. You can allow yourself. Just melt into this moment. Wakefield growing comfort in peace inside. No letting go because there's no need to try to control or change anything, just resting in this movement, becoming more and more relaxed, more and more completely absorbed that way because the fact is that the mind is a very powerful tool when you allow it to operate in its natural state . That way, when someone is in the zone, they feel completely absorbed in this moment, they're so focused on what they're doing that they literally become the process way to talk about the game plane itself through them. Writers say that the book wrote itself. So it is with the best ideas in actions you take, because once you establish a clear goal and you put together a simple plan, it's now time to take those steps. It's now time to act on that plan because you don't need to figure out every detail that's for your unconscious mind to handle. You can just let go act on your simple plan in trust. Trust that more will be revealed Teoh as you take each step because I invite you to notice that achieving your goals is much easier than you might think. And as you become completely clear on what you want, the way the actual process for turning that dream into reality is very straightforward. In simple yes, you will need Teoh take action. You will need Teoh focus, but you'll find that you'll enjoy the process making that goal really in your life. Now you'll love to notice the new behaviors noticed the new thoughts and feelings emerge spontaneously as you achieve your most important goal because this is how all change happens. Thing is how personal growth happens and the more you remain focused on your goal way more. You should also remain flexible in your approach, allowing yourself to realize that there is no failure. There's only feedback feedback, letting you know when it's time to change your course of action. When it's time. Teoh, adjust your behaviour in order to accomplish your outcome quickly. Way now, as you allow all of these ideas to just gently stir around in your mind, you may already be aware of what your future vision looks like. If I were to ask you Teoh, imagine having already achieved your goal. What would you see as you look out from your eyes onto a new reality where your goal is achieved? What would you feel? How would it feel to be living in that new reality? Would you feel happy inside? Would you feel a deep sense of confidence? Or maybe you would feel increasingly energized and excited. You realize now that you can have what you want. What would you here, perhaps you it here. Positive comments from your friends or family. Or maybe you hear your significant other telling you how proud they are of you. Were your parents all of their eyes beaming with pride? And most importantly, what would you be telling yourself when your goal is achieved? Hearing that positive self talk you see life becomes fun when you take your natural ability to create and put it to use. And you can start by treating your goal as an experiment. Fun experiment. What would it be like if you treated achieving your goals as a fun experiment? Your job is to get clear on what you want. Could a simple plan together and take daily action on that plan? Do that. You'll find that you soon begin to naturally build momentum. Process gets easier and more fun as you see results happening quicker because you're completely confident and certain of realizing your goal. The way to the point where any challenges air Sina's fun little puzzles to figure out. You can simply allow that confidence to grow strong, even stronger as each day goes by because I invite you to notice that not only are you capable of more than you think you're capable of more then you can think Now there's no need to try and remember all of these ideas because you can just continue to relax and breathe comfortably and naturally, keeping your body's still and relaxed. You allow your deeper mind to work out the details to remember all of the learning from today into organized. This information presented Teoh just the right time with just the right people you can find yourself doing and saying the right things automatically. Now I would like you to become aware you don't need Teoh. Listen to this recording every day, although I would suggest you listen to this recording every day for several weeks. It's certainly not necessary to continuously listen to this recording way more. You do memorial. Find that the positive suggestions You here become a part of you and you'll no longer have to think about what to do. You will find yourself doing more of the right things naturally, but things that bring you into complete alignment with your goals. All of that happened by following the simple suggestions that you've heard in this recording. Can you imagine how good that will feel to begin Teoh consciously create the life that you've always wanted because the more you take action on your goals now, the faster you experience all those good feelings faster. You see, your dreams become reality right before your very eyes. Wonderful part is that once you achieve one goal, next school becomes even easier to achieve because your goal achieving muscles have gotten stronger, your confidence increases and you literally start looking around your life sane. What else? What I like to change. Did you feel completely in control? Completely solid in your ability to create the life you want. Now you can open your eyes begin to come on back naturally and easily. Now way Come to the end of the session together. I want to thank you for your time. I wish you a wonderful day and you don't need to necessarily try to do anything with the information you've learned here today. You just let your unconscious mind used the information as it sees fit. So have a great day today and I will see you next time 4. How to Complete the Class Project: Now that you've gone to the lessons, it's time to put what you've learned into action. So go ahead and practice what you've learned. And then to complete the project for this class, simply scroll down to here where it says, Start your project, Go ahead and add a title to your project and then in this space here simply include a comment, a question you have or a challenge that you'd like additional help with. And this could be a simple as a description of your experience. Then, once you've got this filled out, simply go down to this button. Click Create project and you're done. Now I invite you to go ahead, and you also have the opportunity to share your project as well on social media by clicking these buttons here or sharing the link to your project. So go ahead and take a moment and complete your class project now and then join me in the next video 5. How to Leave a Review for This Class: a lot of people don't know how to leave a review on skill share. So I wanted to just give you a quick video showing you how you can leave a review and help me continue to improve this class and future classes moving forward. So when you're on your course dashboard here, um, all you do is you go down to this little button here Ah, with the three dots, and then you scroll down to leave a review, and you can put a yes or no thumbs up or thumbs down, and you can include private feedbag, public feedback. What I would encourage you to do is, if you do decide to put a thumbs down for any reason, please leave a public review with some sort of statement of why you chose that so that I I can actually have feedback on how to improve. Um, And if you choose to instead put a thumbs up for the course, I would also encourage you to leave some comments so that I know what I'm doing, right. So again, thank you for your time and join me in the next video 6. Conclusion and Next Steps: congratulations on finishing the class. Thank you so much for enrolling and taking the time to go through the lessons. To really get the most out of this class, I invite you to review and practice this material multiple times. I'm not sure if you're aware, but we only retain about 7 to 10% of information that were presented with one time to really get the most benefit. It's advisable to review the material and practise the exercises at least 10 to 15 times to really get it now. You can also revisit the project area and continue to keep us updated on your progress by posting comments with your experiences, questions and challenges that you'd like additional help with. So what are the next steps from here? If you find this class to be really helpful, I invite you to go ahead and enroll in my other classes and give those a shot as well. Now, if you really enjoyed your experience, I also encourage you to go ahead and share this class with other friends, family members or colleagues that you feel would benefit also. And finally, if you'd like to be notified of free Webinars and resource is that will help you on your own journey of personal and spiritual growth. You can do that by going to my website in joining our email list for the Academy of Self Mastery. And some of the things I would invite you to notice is that the webinars that you're given access to for free the recordings of those air actually used commercially. So you're literally getting paid content for free when you choose to join our email list. So again, thank you so much for your time and for enrolling in the class. And I will see you next time.