Part 1 of 2
Low energy, drive and work motivation makes it impossible to answer this statement as very true for you, "My job rewards my most important values and allows me to fulfill my goals in terms. of personal growth, achievement, income and stability."
How true is that statement for you?
Waking Up Eager is way easier when you have fulfilling work. Some of us just land in the the 'right' work. My husband falls in that category. He's always known what his work would be, he does it now and is one of the happiest and most successful people I know.
Some of us - like me - for many different reasons have a 'journey' and some things to do to create and find work is a good fit for our own preferences and talents.
If your job is not fulfilling your goals, are you willing to do the work? Because there is some work involved.
Finding more work motivation and inspiration is possible but only if you cover these two areas first:
"He who knows others is learned. He who knows himself is wise." Lao Tze
This article, and in fact this entire website, is designed to help you re-work your belief around your work life and to deepen your appreciation of the special-ness you bring to this world.
Use the next eleven resources to re-calibrate your expectations about your work, to re-energize your appreciation of yourself and to get more work motivation.
Shift your mindset to: "Yes, Waking Up Eager more often IS possible for me... Yes, I have strengths and talents that are uniquely mine, as I discover them I realize how special I really am. As I recall my own special-ness and value, it will be easier to help others do the same - my happiness at work and with myself is a gift I bring to the world."
A great place to start? The Perfect Work Mantra...
I found this statement about perfect and energizing work, over 10 years ago. For a long time, I read it every day. I used it to help me re-work my beliefs about work. It became a mantra for me. Reading it back then helped me imagine what perfect work would feel like. And what I would feel look in it.
Even today, when I've found my own perfect work, I enjoy reading it out loud. It's such a great, life-giving way to live our lives!
When you have embraced your strengths and you are using them every day - you have more fulfilling work and more work motivation, THIS Perfect Work Statement/Mantra is what it looks like and feels like:
Go to Work Motivation part 2 now. Get the next six resources and the Perfect Work Worksheet, a powerful coaching and visioning process.