Do you know what really motivates you?
Have you always thought that your motivation is simply a result of your own behaviours and attitudes? Perhaps you sometimes feel guilty for not being as motivated as you would like to be? Research into motivation suggests that we are very much influenced by our perceptions of the support we get from those around us, particularly people who are important to us such as parents, partners, teachers and coaches. Understanding this can help you to create a more supportive environment for yourself and boost your self-motivation.
If we understood what was influencing our motivation, could we be more savvy about ensuring that we have positive experiences (& our kids too)?
For the full article go to River Tiger Blog: Motivation