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3 Tips for Generating Momentum in Everyday Life

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Have you ever found yourself in a situation in life where you just didn’t seem to have much, if any, momentum?

No one likes to end up feeling as though they are stagnating, or are incapable of moving forward, or generating the energy required to do things they want to do in life. And yet, these sensations are – unfortunately – fairly common.

Whenever you feel as though things are standing still a bit too much in life, there’s a good chance that you could benefit a lot from some basic tips for generating a bit of momentum.

Here are just a few tips for generating a bit of momentum in everyday life.

Look for ways to have fun with whatever it is you’re doing

Generally speaking, there are always going to be certain things you can do, on a daily basis, in order to have a bit of fun with whatever it is you are engaging with.

That might mean something like purchasing plus size Halloween shirts, finding a way to inject a bit more personality into an otherwise dry work project, or looking for ways to make your household chores more entertaining – such as by listening to a good soundtrack or audiobook as you work.

The more you can find ways to have fun with whatever it is you’re doing, the likelihood is that you will be able to generate a bit of momentum more easily, and be less subject to stagnation and inner resistance of various sorts.

Spend time with people who help you to feel “charged” and enthusiastic

As human beings, we are all intensely influenced by other people, whether we care to admit it or not.

Anytime you want more momentum, enthusiasm, or positivity in your life, far and away one of the best things that you can do is to spend more time with people who help you to feel “charged” and enthusiastic.

First and foremost, this means spending more time with the people you love and cherish the most in the world, and then spending time around people you find to be positive, driven, and motivated in general.

On the other hand, you should probably spend less time hanging around cynical and bitter acquaintances.

Take small steps wherever you can

Whenever you are experiencing a lack of momentum in your everyday life, it can be quite difficult to actually know where to get started with regards to generating some more momentum and enhancing your energy levels.

Instead of trying to commit to a massive and difficult project upfront, it might be a better idea to look around you and identify certain small steps that you can take, wherever you currently are.

Often, something as simple as tidying up the house, or even just one room in the house, can serve to generate some momentum and can give you the boost you need to take the next step forward, and the next, and so on.

If you take enough small steps in the right direction, you are likely to end up experiencing positive momentum as a kind of “snowball effect.”

Karla Urwitz
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