Dealing with a lack of motivation- One Minute with Jay

When dealing with a lack of motivation I prefer to increase physical activity.

I can’t tell you how many times I did not want to study, or complete homework especially as an adult working towards advanced degrees.

It’s tough. Currently, I fight staying on a healthy diet. I’m trying to limit my carbs….but boyyy sometimes double cheeseburgers ? start calling my name.

That’s why I exercise. Not to have an excuse to bury my face in glorious ground beef on toasted seasame buns but to combat my motivation droughts.

I learned that physical activity increases cognitive ability. So I can increase my concentration by taking a walk or jog or even hitting the dumbbells real quick.

The next time you feel unmotivated try to get moving and go back to whatever was the object of your procrastination.


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