I absolutely suck at staying motivated. Seriously, I used to be the laziest bum you had ever met.
However, recently I have discovered what works for me to keep me energized and motivated throughout the day to stay on track with my goals. But sweet baby Jesus, it really took me 20 years to figure it out.

Go to Sleep Early and Wake Up Early

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This is probably obvious, but I swear to you, I was such a skeptic until I actually tried it. Of course my mom always told me, "The reason you're so tired is because you go to bed so late!!1!!!1!1" and of course I was like, "yeah okay Mom." In reality, going to sleep at 4 AM and waking up at 2 PM is so draining. Now, I wake up at 9 AM and by the time I would usually be waking up, I've already had an entire day.


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After a morning jog, I feel so great. It's tough getting out of bed and realizing I have to actually torture my body for thirty minutes, but the rest of the day feels so easy and honestly just fantastic. Maybe it's the dopamine rush?

Eat good food

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By good food, I mean generally healthy foods with a mix of some deliciousness. Eat food that makes you feel really good like salads, eggs, and fruits, but also give yourself some chocolate once in a while.

Go outside, get some fresh air

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Whenever I just get some sun and go into nature for a hike, a run, or even just to sit and relax, I feel so refreshed. It just gives me an extra little boost.

Work on something creative

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Take time out of your day to sit down and journal, paint, draw, write, or even just get on WHI. I've found that just a little bit of time spent doing something creative is really good for the soul and will re-energize you.