Tag Archives: motivation

“I am gonna chase that dream, it’s a beautiful dream”

‘Never ever give up’: US grandmother Diana Nyad, 64, swims into the record books as she becomes first person to complete mammoth 103-MILE swim from Cuba to Florida WITHOUT a shark cage Diana Nyad completed the swim in 52 hours, … Continue reading

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Never, never, never…

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This is not a dress rehearsal – Enjoy life now!

  Saw this video on Chasing The Perfect Moment

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To the winners of life

In 8 hours start the 2012 Paralympic Games. It is a good opportunity to remember the true heroes of life; heroes not only because they managed, despite their disability,  to do sports and hit new records in the field, but because they managed … Continue reading

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As simple as this

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How to run 200 miles – secret revealed!

Dean Karnazes is a bit of a freak from http://presentoutlook.com/ “He has run over 300 miles in one hit. Take a moment to fully appreciate that – 300 miles in one go. It took several days without sleep. Think about the last … Continue reading

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Stay hungry, stay foolish

I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life… I decided to drop out and trust that it would all work out OK. It was pretty scary at the time, but looking back it was one of … Continue reading

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From sports psychology to the game of life

source: BBC Discover the secrets of motivation Top coaches know that being psychologically motivated is important in helping you be the best in sport. Instead of leaving motivation to chance, sports psychologists use a range of techniques to help sports … Continue reading

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People’s unique talents

Some thoughts on the following picture: There will always be a great deal of people who consider uniqueness an abnormality 😦 So many people in the world are not truly aware of their talents. Mentalism and discrimination are the only … Continue reading

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The man who walked to the top of Kilimanjaro on his…hands

for more visit http://www.freethechildren.com/redefinepossible/

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Desires

alternative title: the Equity Theory source: http://theloltheory.com/

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He who climbs upon the highest mountains laughs at all tragedies, real or imaginary – F. Nietzsche

picture from Draft Photo article source: Psychology Today 4 Steps to Get Promoted I recently decided to try rock climbing and found that the lessons I learned that day were the same ones I’ve unconsciously used to progress in my career. Step … Continue reading

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The nature of motivation

Child having fun and cheering-Nottingham 2011 / Pavlos Kapralos  Throughout psychology and organisational science’s literature there are dozens of theories, sub-theories and researches regarding the nature of motivation. Below are presented the most influential views. Based on the evident relationship … Continue reading

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When you fall down there is always a way to get up again

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Is this talent or is this work?

While watching this video, I couldn’t help thinking that talent and work are indispensable to each other; Like the feminine and the masculine, the yin and the yang. I cannot estimate how many hours these two talented performers have spent … Continue reading

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Jalaluddin Rumi

“You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?”               picture from KYOTO Journal

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Simply do it

from daily inspiration and motivation

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Do not be too sure that you will perform well. You will NOT. (A little doubt is always beneficial).

  An article from phys.org/  Will we succeed? The science of self-motivation’ Can you help you? Recent research by University of Illinois Professor Dolores Albarracin and Visiting Assistant Professor Ibrahim Senay, along with Kenji Noguchi, Assistant Professor at Southern Mississippi … Continue reading

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A Moment With Sir Winston Churchill.

I saw this video on “Have a dream” blog. It is a collection of quotes of Winston Churchill, an inspiring politician and a talented writer. Original post: A Moment With Sir Winston Churchill..

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Winners

from Daily Inspiration and Motivation

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A reminder

from http://www.vijayforvictory.com/

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A true story

“In 2008, Roger set out on a quest to lose weight, get healthy and eventually run in the Boston Marathon. But not just for himself, for his niece who was born with Cystic Fibrosis. His goal was to raise awareness … Continue reading

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74 Ways To Get Back on Track…

from GYA today http://gyatoday.wordpress.com/2012/03/30/74-ways-to-get-back-on-track/

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An aspect of self-fulfilling prophecy

from https://www.facebook.com/Dailyinspirationandmotivation

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About future

Peter Drucker

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7 tips in a row: # 4

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A winner of life

. I just wanted to scream “never give in” while seeing that video.

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They will tell you that you can’t get it done…

O.K.!… NIKE employs the world’s top psychologists and advertisers to make us buy more of their products. However, the next paragraph is really inspired and the comments of David Kanigan just brilliant. Re-blogged from http://davidkanigan.com/2012/03/15/they-will-tell-you-that-you-cant-get-it-done/ All your life you are told … Continue reading

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Make your attempt like there is no chance to fail.

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Happy end: the definition

from https://www.facebook.com/Dailyinspirationandmotivation

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Why do I succeed

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While others sleep

from http://www.rkwallpapers.com/

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Motivation is an issue of deeper understanding

strip by Dilbert

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Future is full of wonders

as seen on https://www.facebook.com/Dailyinspirationandmotivation  C. S. Lewis

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The “almighty” of money, money, money…

Alternative title: Trust Your Instict When I was doing my Master’s in Business Psychology, my deepest aspiration was to “reveal” (…) and prove scientifically that money was not the best incentive with regard to work performance. I conducted a research … Continue reading

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It is true…

as seen on https://www.facebook.com/Dailyinspirationandmotivation

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About success

“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.” Winston Churchill

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Just a reminder

as seen on   https://www.facebook.com/simpletruths

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Boomerang

as seen on http://thingsweforget.blogspot.com/

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Simply

as seen on “daily motivation and inspiration” http://www.facebook.com/Dailyinspirationandmotivation

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If we could only imagine what we can achieve…

Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential. Winston Churchill

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Never give up

The past is where you learned the lesson. The future is where you apply the lesson. Don’t give up in the middle.:)  

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Life balance is not static

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving. Albert Einstein.

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Do not give up

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Dare

“Boldness be my friend” William Shakespeare

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A card for every day

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Are you thinking to give up?

http://www.wwltv.com/video/yahoo-video/St-Pauls-student-doesnt-quit-crawls-to-finish-line-133931628.html

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Are you thinking to give in?

…you know yourself better than anyone…

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Start little by little with the things you can do!

According to goal setting theory, the achievement of a goal returns satisfaction and releases extra motivation for achieving a future target. On the contrary, an unrealistic and unachievable target means that we might loose, apart from the extra boost of motivation (which is … Continue reading

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Unlearn “Learned Helplessness” I.

In 1967 Martin Seligman conducted an experiment (in simple words, it has as follows): he put some dogs in cages giving them a certain amount of pain by means of electroshocks. The dogs, in the beginning, reacted intensely. However, as … Continue reading

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