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How to Stay Motivated to Achieve Your Goals

Time is the raw material of our lives. How we choose to spend it, shapes our life accordingly.

So having the motivation to spend it on achieving goals is crucial to creating a life we want.The Oxford dictionary defines motivation as the desire or willingness to do something – our drive to take action.Scientifically, motivation has its roots in the dopamine pathways of our brains. When we do something that feels good, that’s dopamine kicking in.

Our actions are driven by the desire for that reward (the good feeling).Author Steven Pressfield describes motivation more practically. He says we hit a point where the pain of not doing something becomes greater than the pain of doing it.

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