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Your mind is a powerful thing. When you fill it with positive thoughts, your life will start to change. -Unknown
How You're Feeling
I'm sure that most of you that were intrigued by this have been feeling stuck, unmotivated, overwhelmed, hopeless, etc. I was there too with those feelings, wondering when things were finally going to be working in my favor. I was spending so many hours working on my social media platforms and for a while I didn't post anything due to how overwhelmed I felt. I was putting in so much effort and no matter what I did, it seemed like my hard work wasn't paying off. I've felt this way for many years,, wondering how I'll ever reach the goals I set for myself and that was the problem.
What's the problem?
I've been on social media for many years now for various things I wanted to achieve. At one point, I wanted to get my love for art out there to help grow a platform, so I could start selling my artwork. I was doing this for some time and didn't receive a lot of payoff as to what I was doing. I kept wondering if my hard work and passion was ever going to reach the standards/goals I set for myself. Every day I would think "why isn't my social media growing?" When will I finally start seeing the results?" This was my problem..
I was spending so much time wondering when things were going to change and go the direction I wanted rather than make the change myself. Over the years, I found that with social media, you have to stay consistent, use hashtags to get to those with the same interest and passion as me. There was so many things I wasn't doing rather than things I was doing. I was too busy focusing on how things weren't working out in my favor than taking action and looking up strategies to use and improve what I was doing. Whatever ambitions or goals you have set for yourself, you have to do your research on how to achieve them. For years, I thought I was doing all the right things, but the truth was that I didn't take the time to look at what other things I could improve on.
I came to learn that, especially with social media platforms, there are so many ways to get successful. You have to come to terms with yourself and know that being successful doesn't come overnight. Social media takes so much time and dedication to what you want to do. This isn't just social media either, it's with everything you want to achieve. I know many people don't want to hear that and want to think that being successful will happen overnight. I used to be one of those people, but I promise that if you do your research on what it is you want to do and put in the time and effort to help reach your goals, you will achieve them.
How to Be More Successful
As mentioned previously, in order to be successful in what you want to do, you have to put in a lot of time and effort into the goals you have set for yourself. The more techniques you look up to be more successful, the better the outcome. When you find new ways to get to where you want to be, it will be so much easier than trying to figure it out on your own. So many people have had the same experiences you may be going through and they write about it to help others get passed that. Why make things harder for yourself when there are so many resources out there to make life easier for you? This isn't just for social media, it's for anyone that has goals set for themselves. Doing research on how to be successful in what you want to do will make things so much easier. Just note that while it might be easier, that doesn't mean you don't have to put in the hard work too. The combination of hard work and techniques will get you to where you want to be.
I wrote an article on how to get successful on social media, but I wanted to bring this up as well. Those of you may or may not know what a dream board is. This may seem dumb for some of you, but this really does help you stay motivated on your goals. A dream board is using the law of attraction to help you along the way to make sure you stay on track with the accomplishments you want. Essentially, when you make the board, you put it somewhere you will see every day. That way the things you want to accomplish will always be on your mind, which will keep you motivated on the things you want for yourself. When it's on your mind, you're more likely to achieve them.
Creating the Dream Board
Some people just put pictures on there, not being specific on what it is they want to achieve. While this could work for some, it's better to be as specific as you can and find pictures and quotes that inspire you. So when you look at the pictures, you will remember exactly what it is that you want to achieve. You can decorate it to your liking. Remember, that this should be fun and exciting to do. If it feels like a chore, then it won't help motivate you. This is just something that you can do to help you get where you want to go. Just like anything, some things work better for others. If this doesn't inspire you, then it most likely wont work for you. This was just a suggestion for those really feeling down about the things they want to achieve.
Hopefully, some of the topics I covered will help you through the journeys and aspirations you have. I've learned quite a bit along mine and wanted to share it with those who are truly struggling with motivation.